In memory of
Joan M. Helsley
Joan M. Helsley Virginia Beach - Joan Marie Helsley, 82, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, VA. Joan was born in Milwaukee, WI to the late Roman and Jeanette Schweiger on February 17, 1934. Joan is pre-deceased by her husband, Jack Helsley, and her son Steven (Bobbie). She is survived by her daughters, Cathy Barbee (Gene), Vicky Robinson (Garry), Cindy Thibodeau, Susan Kasmauski (Stanley) and Sheri Chirco; twenty grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Joan's focus was her family and her church. She was a military wife for 23 years and enjoyed many years of RV and international travel with Jack after retirement. She was a member of St. Gregory's where she was a long-time Eucharistic Minister and a member of their Women's Club for many years. She enjoyed travelling, watching movies, and spending time with her large family. A visitation will be from 6-8pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home. A funeral will be conducted at 11am, Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the funeral home with burial to immediately follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.kellumfuneralhome.com .
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