FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Albert P. Helmes, a resident of Fairfield, died Friday, May 20. He was 66.
Born in Queens, N.Y., he is the son of the late Albert and Frances Helmes.
He received his Associates Degree from St. Francis University. His career brought him to Fairfield, where he retired from IBM after 25 years of service. His whole life revolved around his family, which included his wife and two sons. A devoted father, he coached his sons in Little League and always put his family first.
He is survived by his two sons, Devin J. Helmes of Manhattan and Jesse W. Helmes of Fairfield; and his two sisters, Harriett Helmes of Queens and Maureen Wiegelmann of North Carolina.
He was predeceased by his brother, Michael.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Thursday, May 26, at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church in Fairfield. Interment is private.
Donations may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
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