Helen J. (Arboscello) Damicis

November 2, 1930 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 90)


Helen Damicis, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31, 2021 in Westerly, RI. A resident of Westerly, RI and formerly of West Haven, CT, she was the beloved wife of the late Philip Damicis.  She is survived by her loving sons Philip (Kathy) and James (Joanne). She is also survived by her grandchildren Jessica (Antoine Jonquais), Jennifer (Christian Venturino), Jordan, Patrick, Adrienne (Faisal Ahmed) and her twin sister and best friend Flora (Paul) Parisi.  She was predeceased by her brother Alphonse Arboscello and her sister Louise Harvie. Born in New Haven, Helen was the daughter of Enrico and Bredamonte Sacco Arboscello and grew up in the Wooster Square Neighborhood. She married the love of her life and raised their family in West Haven. She worked for many years at Star Drug Distributers before retiring. She loved animals, enjoyed walking the West Haven beaches and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren. The family would like to thank the outstanding caregivers from The Elms and Royal Westerly for the love, compassion and care they gave Helen while in their care.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 6th from 9:30 to 11:00 at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. A graveside will follow in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Haven Animal Shelter.






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February 6, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Graveside Service
February 6, 2021

11:30 AM
All Saints Cemetery
700 Middletown Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473


West Haven Animal Shelter
7 Collis Street, West Haven CT 06516

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