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Helen J. Erekson

August 16, 1929 - May 09, 2021

Obituary For Helen J. Erekson

Peabody - Helen J. (Fields) Erekson passed away peacefully at Alliance Health at Rosewood in Peabody following a brief illness on May 9th 2021. She was 91. Helen was the daughter of Elmer Blaine Fields and Helen P. (Stasiak) of Chelsea, MA.

She grew up in Chelsea and was an avid reader and follower of the theater and arts. She married Ovila “Eric” Erekson following his war time service. They settled in Lynn to start their family. Helen lost Eric too early in life and was faced with raising their family alone. She met the challenges of being both Mother and Father with love and dedication. Helen successfully supported her family and retired from Analogic Corporation many years ago.

The beloved mother of two children, Helen, is survived by her two daughters, Robin Marie Wilson of Peabody and Jodi Colpitts who resides in Bethlehem, NH with her husband, Bill. She also leaves two grandchildren, Jeffery Erekson and Destiny Vermette. She was the proud Great-Grandmother of William and Anthony. Helen is also survived by her younger sister, Catherine Mizner and brothers, John and Jerome Lewandowski and many nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her brother, Ronald Fields.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her service will be held at Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn Street, Peabody on Wednesday, May 12th at 11:00 am. A visiting hour will be held prior to the service on Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial immediately following at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn, MA.

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We will miss you mama!
- Your baby girl Jodi
It was a joy laughing and sharing pie with you at Thanksgiving time. May you Rest In Peace Helen.
- Ashley Dillman
I was saddened to hear about the loss of your mother. I´m sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I hope you feel surrounded by much love, as you keep memories of your mom close in your heart. Love, Allyson Manfredo
- Kim Doyle
In the midst of the pain and grief of your loss, the memories you and your Mom made throughout your life will sustain you and bring you joy and peace. If not for the love and devotion you showed her, and the attention to her needs and wishes, these last few years wouldn't have been nearly as filled with love and contentment as you helped to make them. The love you both shared is everlasting so it seems fitting that, instead of flowers, which are beautiful but fleeting, we choose the suggested tree planting. While not with you, these trees will grow, provide shelter, safeguard the landscape, remove over 1 ton of CO2 from the atmosphere each year, and be a lasting testament to the person that she was. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Sheila, Demian and Kali
- Sheila, Demian and Kali Fontanella
Sending love and prayers to you all.
- Kim Doyle
Robin so saddened and sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. I know you were very close and will miss her dearly. It's tough I'm not going to lie. My mom passed last June and there are good days and bad days. You do get through it thinking ofall your memories and it helps you to smile and even laugh. Sending sympathies to you, Dave and your family. Hugs! Elise & Sean
- Elise Boland
Mumma outran Covid... but she couldn't outrun time. A tough old girl who always had a smart reply to anything you shared with her. She was going to use the Nurse's office as a bathroom last week. They told her it was not a bathroom, it was an office. Her response... "It will be when I am done with it!" You had to love her like she loved the blueberries I would bring her. She knew the difference between "the crappy South American ones" and the good ones from Maine". We will all miss her, but not like Robin will. You can sleep now Mumma
- David Dillman
Offering our most sincere condolences to Robin, Jodi and their extended families! May your mother rest in eternal peace! With our love, Lauren and Rahsaan Daniels
- Lauren Daniels

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