Helen Capell of Cutchogue died March 6, 2017 at the Westhampton Care Center. She was 93 years old.
She was born on April 23, 1923 in Cutchogue to Rosa Belle (nee Jackson) and George Taylor.
She resided in Cutchogue for most of her life. She worked as a housekeeper. Her family recalled that she worked extremely hard as a single parent to provide for them. In her spare time, she enjoyed puzzle books, listening to R&B and ’60s and ’70s music, watching movies and TV dance shows and dining out with friends and family.
Predeceased by her husband Benjamin and her daughter Leona, she is survived by her son Donald and his wife Anna of Garfield, New Jersey and many other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 11 at 9 a.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. Homegoing services will start at 10 a.m. in the DeFriest-Grattan Chapel by Reverend Sam Fulford. Interment will follow at Cutchogue Cemetery.