Helen Blodgett, SCN, 71, was born in Danbury, CT. She died May 22, 2020 in Danbury, CT. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 43 years.
In 1977, Sister Helen made her First Vows as a Sister as a Charity of Nazareth. The next year she began her ministry in health care at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville, KY, where she served in pastoral care.
Sister Helen served in several social services positions in Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. In DC, she served as the director of Harvest House and SOME Thrift Shop. For many years she served as a therapist for drug, alcohol and mental health issues at Shalom, Inc. in Philadelphia. She was also a therapist at Pennsylvania Hospital.
From 1979-1982 Sister Helen served her SCN Community as Coordinator at the Motherhouse in Nazareth, KY.
She is survived by her brother John Blodgett, her sisters Frances B. Wheeler and Ruth D. Blodgett, her extended family, and by her religious community.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 28 at Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury, CT. Graveside services and burial will take place in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury.
A Memorial Mass at Nazareth will be held at a later date.