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Helen Irene (Kulpa) Karol

June 4, 1926 ~ September 21, 2022 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Helen I. Karol (Kulpa) 96, of Taunton, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Marian Manor in Taunton. She was the wife of the late Theodore J. Karol.

Born and raised in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Alojzy and Mary (Gula) Kulpa.

Helen worked as a nurse’s aide at Paul Dever State School and then worked at Reed & Barton for fifteen years before retiring.

She was very devoted to her catholic faith and was a communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Taunton for many years. Helen was a member of the Holy Rosary Sodality, assisted with the annual Polish Picnic, and was a member of the Polish American Citizens Club. Mrs. Karol enjoyed crocheting and knitting.

Helen is survived by her two sons, David E. Karol of Waterford, CT, Dennis J. Karol of Montville, CT, and Patricia A. Anderson and her husband Don, of Estero, FL; five grandchildren, Nicole, Kelly, Benjamin, Bethany, and Allison; four great grandchildren, Alexa, Liam, Brielle, and Lilianna; a cousin, Sue Pasck and her daughter Amy, and her caregiver, Brenda Ward. She was the sister of the late Theodore Kulpa, Frederick Kulpa, and mother-in-law of the late Lorie Karol.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Helen’s family on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 8:15 to 9:15 am, in the Sowiecki-Snyder Home for Funerals, 69 West Britannia Street, Taunton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am, at Holy Rosary Church, 80 Bay Street, Taunton.

Interment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Helen’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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October 1, 2022

8:15 AM to 9:15 AM
Sowiecki-Snyder Home for Funerals & Cremation Services
69 W Britannia St
Taunton, MA 02780

Mass of Christian Burial
October 1, 2022

10:00 AM
Holy Rosary Church
80 Bay Street
Taunton, MA 02780

October 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Joseph Cemetery
475 E Britannia Street
Taunton, MA 02780


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