Helen Louise (Fencl) Nash, 89, Bristol

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Helen Louise (Fencl) Nash, 89, of Fales Road passed away on December 3rd.  She was the wife of the late Ralph K. Nash.

Born in Sommerville, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ida (Milligan) Fencl.   She was a graduate of Sommerville High School and worked as a cashier at Almacs Supermarket before retiring.

She is survived by her daughter Paula A. Cabral of Bristol; brother Warren Fencl of Sommerville; grandchildren Mary Lou De Freitas, John Cabral, Kenneth J. Nash and Megan L. Nash and great granddaughter Emily DeFreitas.  She was the mother of the late R. Kenneth Nash and the sister of Ted Fencl, Mae Fencl and Evelyn Bagwell.

Funeral services were held December 6th from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Luke Willenberg at St. Mary’s Church. The offertory gifts were presented by Paula Cabral and Joe Cabral. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were John Cabral, Adam Salinaro and Ron Oliver.

Memorial donations may be made to: Bristol Rescue, PO Box 775, Bristol RI  02809 or St. Vincent DePaul Society  330 Wood Street  Bristol RI  02809.

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Helen Nash

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