Helen Louise Hagerty Warfel of Kennett Square

Helen Louise Hagerty Warfel, 99, of Kennett Square, died peacefully, Saturday, Oct. 7, at Linden Hall of The Friends Home of Kennett Square.

Helen Warfel

Born in Hockessin, on April 3, 1918, Helen was the daughter of Frank T. Hagerty and Maud Moore Hagerty. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harold F. Hagerty, of Wilmington, Delaware.

She was the wife of the late William D. Warfel Jr. Both were 1936 graduates of Kennett High School and attended Goldey Business. They were married May 29, 1941. Helen became a bookkeeper and retired at the age of 70 from C&R Antonini’s.

She was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square. She was also a lifetime member of the Kennett Grange and Kennett Senior Center.

She enjoyed painting, reading, doing puzzles and spending time at her cottage at White Crystal Beach in Maryland.

Helen is survived by two daughters, Patricia Warfel Hoffecker of Kennett Square, and Judith Warfel Hart and her husband James of Exton; three grandchildren, Kristin Hart Scatamacchia of Fleetwood, Keith W. Hart of Downingtown, and Helicia Hoffecker of Kennett Square. Helen was Nana to nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Friends and family are invited to visit with her family from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, at The Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square, 211 South Broad Street, Kennett Square. Her funeral service will follow at 10:30. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square.

Helen enjoyed living the last nine years of her life living, singing, playing and talking with friends in The Friend’s Home in Kennett Square.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Friends Home in Kennett, 147 West State Street, Kennett Square.

To view her online tribute, and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square.

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