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Helen Underwood

February 1, 1926 — January 19, 2022

Helen N. Underwood was born February 2, 1926, in Allendale, SC. She received formal education in Allendale, SC prior to relocating to North Philadelphia, PA. Her military career began December 1944 during World War II and ended in Ft. Dix, NJ June 1945. She later moved to Wenonah, NJ, and this became her permanent residence.

Helen was a loving Daughter, Mother, Grandmother, Godmother, and Great as well as Great-

Great Grandmother. She gave birth to her daughter (Barbara) in 1949. In later years, she and husband (Joseph) would welcome two sons: Robert in 1958, and Joseph “Joey” in 1961.

She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. & Mrs. James Best; Aunt, Jeannie Best; Cousin,

Alice Best Sutton, Son- In- Law, Roland Snead; and Daughter, Barbara A. Snead.

Mourning her departure yet cherishing the many beautiful memories include two sons, Robert and Joseph

“Joey” Underwood; Seven Grandchildren: Gerald, Eric, Tony, Dawn, Vincent, Clarissa and Jordan; Numerous Great as well as Great- Great Grandchildren; a God- Daughter and a host of family members and friends. Helen N. Underwood departed this life on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at the age of 95.

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