Haverhill, MA — Helena P. (Viens) Hartmann, 93, lifelong resident of Haverhill, died on Saturday morning at Merrimack Valley Hospital.
Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Sylvina (Brosseau) Viens. She attended St. Joseph Grammar School, and was employed first in the local shoe industry, and later in the housekeeping department at the former Hale Hospital.
A member of All Saints Parish and the former St. Joseph Parish, she was a life member of the Ladies of St. Anne Society.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she is survived by her husband John H. Hartmann; a son, William B. Hartmann and his wife, Karen, of Cape Coral, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Diane (Williams) Hartmann of Atkinson; six grandchildren, Andrew Hartmann, Christopher Hartmann, Melissa Hartmann, Angela Hartmann, Justin Hartmann, and Noah Hartmann; and two great-grandchildren. She was eagerly awaiting the birth of her third great-grandchild. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, John H. Hartmann Jr.; three brothers, Clement Viens, Richard Viens and Robert Viens; and her sister, Therese DesRoches.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, April 23, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. Her funeral will begin on Thursday, at 9 a.m., from the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10 a.m., in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Haverhill. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit www.berubecomeau.com.