FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Helen R. Larkin, 89, wife of Robert Larkin, died Sunday, Feb. 22.
Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Frank and Ina Norton, she had been a Fairfield resident for most of her life. She and her husband, Robert, celebrated 70 years of marriage in November. She loved working around her house and in her garden and was an accomplished baker, but above all else, delighted in her role as a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children, Dennis Larkin and his wife, Marge; Eileen Fox and her husband, James; Timothy Larkin and his wife, Gloria; and Robin Redford and her husband, Aubrey; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S. Benson Road, Fairfield. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private in Mountain Grove Cemetery in Easton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492.
For information or to sign an online guest register, visit the Spear Miller Funeral Home here .
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