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Helen J. Stanley
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Helen J. Stanley 90, resident of St. Antoine died February 3, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
She was the wife of the late Michael Stanley, former Cpt. of the Woonsocket Fire Dept. who died Jan. 12, 1992.
She was born in Millville MA, a daughter of the late Onufry & Anna (Dobrowolski) Chubay.
After attending Woonsocket High School, she graduated from the former Hill College in 1940. She was employed as a secretary to the superintendent at the former Enterprise Dye Works in Woonsocket for thirty years. In 1970 she became the office manager of the former Crest Electric Co. and in 1986 office manager of Northern Construction Co., both located in Manville, RI. She was a communicant of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church. She served as a secretary of the sister-hood of St. Mary and was a member of the ladies Sodality of the church. She was a member of the Ukrainian National Association of NJ and the AARP and a former member of the Royal Travelers.
She is survived by her daughter Elaine Petras and her husband Charles of Cumberland, son Michael P. Stanley of Smithfield, grandson Corey Stanley, and several nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother Joseph (Fred) Chubay.
Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9am from the Egidio DiPardo & Sons Funeral Home 75 Harris Ave., Woonsocket with a funeral service in St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church (in the hall). Burial will follow in RI Veterans Cemetery in Exeter. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 4pm until 8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Unit at the St. Antoine Residence 10 Rhodes Ave. No. Smithfield.