Helen (Delaney) Worden

Obituary of Helen (Delaney) Worden

Helen (Delaney) Worden passed away on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 under the gentle and special care of her friends at FLCL Helen was born January 19, 1927 the daughter of John and Ellen Doyle Delaney. A graduate of Holy Family High School and had attended Nazareth College. She loved Owasco Lake, and resided on West Lake Road for many years. She loved swimming, boating and in the winter ice-skating. Helen had been employed at many places over the years. Including Webster's Dairy Bar, Auburn Memorial Hospital and retiring after many years at Red Star Express. She then continued working at the Citizen Advertiser, and finally at Access of CNY, Syracuse, NY. Her unique Irish wit always made her the center of attention. Her proud Irish lineage was always showing, and inevitably her ability to hum Irish melodies was a gift, especially "When Irish Eyes are Smiling." Surviving are her three children: Susan (Bob) Ward, John Worden and Mark (Reghan) Worden; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Delaney; many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre deceased by her devoted husband of sixty three years, Paul "Joe" Worden, her parents, sisters: Irene Flaherty, Virginia Delaney and brother John "Butch" Delaney, sisters-in-law: Margaret Delaney, Celeste Delaney, brothers-in-law: John Flaherty and John Worden. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 90 Melrose Rd., Auburn with Reverend Michael Brown as Celebrant. A calling hour will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to mass at Sacred Heart Church.