Portsmouth, Virginia – Helen Frances Henstock, 96, passed away August 21, 2009, at Sentara Nursing Center, Portsmouth, VA. Helen was born in Pittsburgh, PA September 30, 1912 to the late Gaudentis and Magdalena Solka Galenus. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Percy Henstock; three brothers, Joseph, Frank and George Galenus; and one sister, Ann Riedel. She is survived by two sons, James Henstock of Pittsburgh, PA, and Charles Henstock of Portsmouth, VA; and a special aunt, Carol Mongelli of Pittsburgh, PA.
Services will be held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10am with burial to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation. Cremation Society of Virginia, Hampton Roads Office is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.cremate.org.