Brookfield - Helen Louise (Dansereau) Earle, 84, of Brookfield passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Harrington Memorial Hospital.
Helen’s smile and love overflowed and she touched many lives, especially young children as she volunteered for many years at the Nursery at the Brookfield Congregation Church. Helen had a love of crafting that included knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, sewing, and even woodworking with a passion for doll houses. Helen spent countless days knitting with friends just to donate the items to people in need. Helen was a lover of music even though she was not a professional she considered herself good enough to belt out a tune with the best of her friends.
She leaves her sons, Lee Chouinard and his wife Caroline of Woodstock, CT; Keith Chouinard and his partner Kevin Moore of West Brookfield, her daughters, Donna Morse and her husband Timothy of Worcester and Stacylynn Mullady and her husband Robert of Willington, CT; her step-children, Robert Earle of Brookfield, William Earle and his wife Pam of Westborough, Penny and Joe Mitko of Barre and Bradley Earle and his wife Paula of North Brookfield; 7 grandchildren, Joshua, Benjamin, Philip, Colby, Brianna, Kieren and Grace; 3 great grandchildren, Kayden, Jayce and Lucas; her brothers, Richard Dansereau and his wife Candy of Sturbridge, Ralph Dansereau and his wife Louise of Gardner, and Joseph Dansereau and his wife Joanne of Boone Grove, IN; her sisters, Judith Burnett of Sturbridge and Karen Lock and her husband David of Hobart, IN; and her extended loving family who she considered as her sons Hal Merrick and Mark Sampieri of West Brookfield, and Sue Caldbeck of Brookfield, and many nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her husband of 30 years, Wilfred A. Earle and her son, Daniel Chouinard, her brother Daniel Dansereau, her brother in-law David Burnett, her step-son, James Earle and step-daughter, Tina Earle. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (McCullough) Dansereau and grew up in North Brookfield before moving to Brookfield in 1979.
Helen worked at Shaw’s Grocery Store in Sturbridge for many years.
She was also a member of the Pilgrim Baptist Church of North Brookfield.
A Funeral Service for Helen will be held at the Pilgrim Baptist Church, 33 West Brookfield Road in North Brookfield on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brookfield Congregational Church, P.O. Box 457, Brookfield, MA 01506-0457, the Pilgrim Baptist Church, P.O. Box 158, North Brookfield, MA 01535 or to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, Inc., 372 N. Main Street, North Brookfield, MA 01535 or by visiting http://www.secondchanceanimals.org.
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Second Chance Animal Shelter, Inc.
372 N. Main Street, North Brookfield MA 01535
Brookfield Congregational Church
P.O. Box 457, Brookfield MA 01506