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July 7, 2013

Helen (Cebula) Liehr, 97


Lawrence, MA — Helen (Cebula) Liehr, 97, a resident of the Mary Immaculate Nursing Home, passed away on Friday, July 5, at the nursing home.

Born in Lawrence, Helen was educated in the Lawrence schools. She had worked in the Wood Mill and also worked for local laundries. Helen loved cooking and baking, and had learned those crafts by participating in local organizations. She also took great pride in her homemaking.

The widow of Oswald H. Liehr, surviving family members include her daughter, Maureen Liehr Donato and her husband, Paul A. Donato of North Reading, Mass.; grandchildren, Stephen Donato of Houston, Texas, Marianne Giampa and her husband, Todd of Haverhill, Mass., David P. Donato and his wife, Donna of Wakefield, Mass.; six great-granddaughters, Gabrielle, Victoria, Isabelle, and Sophia Giampa, as well as Cara and Megan Donato; her cousin, Sr. Patricia McKearney of Caldwell, N.J.; a sister-in-law, Nancy Cebula of Methuen, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her six brothers and one sister. The family would like to thank the staff of 4A at the Mary Immaculate for the care and kindness that they showed to Helen.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 9, at 10 a.m., in Corpus Christi Parish, 35 Essex St., Lawrence. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, also in Lawrence. Family and friends may call on Monday, July 8, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack St., North Andover, Mass. Memorial contribution in Helen's name may be made to Mary Immaculate Health Care Services, 172 Lawrence St., Lawrence, MA, 01841. To send an online condolence or for more information, please go to www.breenfuneralhome.com.