Gardiner, Helen C. (nee O’Connell) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

Cherished daughter of the late  Joseph and Ellen (Cremins)  O’Connell.  Beloved wife for 37 years of Jack D. Gardiner;  dear sister and sister-in-law of Ann O’Connell and the late Joseph P. O’Connell, Harry C. Gardiner and the late Patricia, Wayne and the late Donna Brown;  our loving aunt, great-aunt, cousin, Godmother and friend to many.  Helen was a 1951 graduate of Maryville (College)  University.  Many thanks to all at  Dutchtown Care Center.

Services:  Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. on Wednesday, July 6, 9:30 a.m. to St. Matthias Catholic Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass.  Interment J.B. National  Cemetery.  Visitation Tuesday, 4-8 p.m.