Helen Emma (White) Watrous

Enfield, N.H. — Helen Emma (White) Watrous, 93, of Enfield, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon following a brief illness.

Helen was born Aug. 27, 1920, in West Lebanon, N.H.; daughter of Verne P. and Mary (Johnson) White. She was married to Erwin Watrous in 1938. They had a wonderful 63 years together in which everything they did, involved family. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Erwin Watrous; sisters, Maxine Johnson, Christine Goodwin, and Beverly Robinson; and one brother, Verne S. White.

She received her 12 years of education in West Lebanon, N.H.

Helen was employed at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, N.H. as a technician in Central Service for 27 years.

Helen enjoyed being with her family. She always enjoyed camping which always included her nieces, nephews, and neighbor’s children. Helen always enjoyed watching the Celtics basketball games. She also enjoyed playing cribbage in which she was still skunking her opponents two weeks ago. She was a very loving woman who only had one son, but many children. She will be missed by so many.

Helen is survived by her son, Wayne and wife, Nancy, of Enfield; two grandsons, Kenny and partner Stephanie, of Enfield, Jimmy and wife, Sonja, of Greenville, S.C.; four great grandchildren, Solomon, Finnegan, Devin and Aiden. Helen also had many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Honoring her wishes, there will be no funeral service. A graveside service will be held on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield.

Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements. For more information or to sign an online condolence, visit www.rickerfuneralhome.com.