Hilda E. Helms a WWII Veteran breaths in Heaven now with her sisters, brother and family. Hilda is survived by one sister Ms. Ruth Baker of Attleboro MA. And many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
Hilda was a unique and loving woman, who at the age of 20 became one of the first 2000 women to join the Navy. Her service to our country was the highlight of her life. Hilda was the recipient of “The American Theater Ribbon” and The “Victory Medal”. Hilda cared for the soldiers when they came home from the war.
Hilda was born in Revere, Ma. , a twin to Hazel Anna, Daughters of Anna A. Stevens Helms and Irving S. Helms. Her family was very important to Hilda and thou she had no children of her own, she treated her nieces and nephews as if they were her own children. She may be gone, but she will never be forgotten.
Hilda’s ashes will be interned with a full military ceremony at the National Cemetery in Dixon, Ca. at a later date.