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  • Celebrating the Life of Helen F. Mathieson

    Sep 6, 2020, 1:00 PM US/Eastern

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    Please join us for the Celebration of Life for Helen F. Mathieson on Sunday, September 6th 2020, at 1:00 PM Eastern Time

    For technical assistance, call or text the GatheringUs Support Hotline at 240-608-6037

    If you are joining via a mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc), please make sure you have the 'Zoom' app downloaded to your device prior to joining. Once Zoom is downloaded, you can tap the hyperlink above to join the meeting directly.  

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    Meeting ID: 917 4637 6337
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    DURING THE EVENT

    * All guests will be muted upon entry. Speakers will be unmuted by the hosts when it’s their turn to speak.

    * There are 2 view options, ‘Speaker’ and ‘Gallery.’ The Speaker is the main view and your screen will default to this view each time there is a new presenter. You can switch to the Gallery view by pressing on “gallery” on the top right-hand corner of your screen.

    * The service will be recorded, so a few days after the event, you will be able to view it on the GatheringUs memorial page.

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Memorial Created By
Peggy Conver

Helen F. Mathieson

December 07, 1929 - November 13, 2019

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Helen F. Mathieson. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial. Peggy, Andy & Ann,...  see more

OBITUARY
Helen Fricke Mathieson died peacefully at home on November 13th, 2019. Helen led a very full life. Born on December 7th, 1929 to John Fricke and Henrietta Walter Fricke, Helen attended the Shipley School. graduating in 1948. She...  see more
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Posts & Photos

  • Mark Bookman
    What a beautiful celebration of the life of a beautiful woman. I loved everything about it - the slide show, the music and especially the stories. I never heard the "nurse or purse" line. That is so Helen. I also loved seeing Drew and Helen...  more
  • Patty Jackson
  • Patty Jackson
  • Anne Troast Hansen
    Sorry for your loss. Helen (aka Honey) was a special lady and will always be a part of our shared family history and memories 💕
    Much love, Anne and all the Troasts
    • Anne Troast Hansen
      Peggy Conver Thanks so much Anne! You know without you dad and mom there never would have been "The Mathieson's". I hope we can keep in touch!
      • September 7, 2020
  • Judy Gray
  • Judy Gray
  • Judy Gray
    I was blessed to be Helen's Gardener for many years on Squam. She was a steward for everything living, dedicated her time, energy and knowledge with compassion. Endless time was spent with each other gardening. Always with great wit and some needed...  more
    • Judy Gray
      Peggy Conver Judy - it was wonderful to see and visit with you and even more wonderful to hear your comments about mom and your friendship. You and your son were so special to her! Please keep in touch! - Peggy
      • September 7, 2020
  • Ted and Susan Hoopes
    My husband Ted was an underclassman to Helen’s husband Drew at a private secondary school in Pittsburgh and always admired Drew for how he treated the underlings. Later on, Ted was a partner in the law firm that represented Drew’s employer and one...  more
    • Ted and Susan Hoopes
      Peggy Conver Thank you so much Susan! She loved Boca Grande and always looked forward to getting down there to her Florida world. I think she especially loved it because she could have her dogs with her practically anywhere she went. Thanks for being such good friend...  see more
      • September 7, 2020
  • Kimberly Lovo
    All these pictures are ever so wonderful! I know Helen from church, St. Andrew’s Episcopal, on Boca Grande. I have many good memories of Helen, as you will read below. After reading Helen’s obituary I have a better understanding of her zest for life...  more
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    • Kimberly Lovo
      Peggy Conver Kimberly - I LOVED your story and remembrances of mom. You had her dead on with the window assignment! She really enjoyed being a member of St. Andrew's and I think she felt that truly was her church despite only being in residence for a small part of...  see more
      • September 7, 2020
  • Tory Mathieson
  • Tory Mathieson
  • Tory Mathieson
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Our favorite horticulturist at work
    Helen and Peter
    The new David Armstrong painting arrived!
    The Reinemans & Polly Marsh visiting Ligonier
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Conn College class of 1952 -50th Reunion
    The Mathieson gang - Chagrin Falls, Ohio
    Bencharts & Burkes  - Famous members of the Killer "B's"
    Fox Chapel Gals take on Boca Grande
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    The Maids day off! (1944)
    Bill Strickland, Helen and Peggy at the Drew Mathieson center opening
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    The Gigi Reunion!
    Our trip captain in Tanzania. Oh what a trip!
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Moses has arrived - ready to melt every heart and steal ever tennis ball!
    Helen at the dedication of the Drew Mathieson Horticultural Center
    Drew with Bibi
    Biff Sutcliffe - great friends who shared a love for Deerwood & nature
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    The big Buck with Peggy, Drew and Helen
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Girls rule at Squam! Take that Deerwood!
    1982 in traditional form for Dad's annual photo
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Christmas in SF with the Andy mathiesons and a CC Conver in the front
    Bibi's Christmas isn't Christmas without the grans
    Tory and Bibi- Best buds!
    Abby & Bibi Boating on Squam
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Bibi's Birthday out at White Stallion Ranch
    Andy's wedding in Indianapolis!
    Nothing better than a Golden as a blanket - this is Missy
    Best Friends since Conn College
  • Peggy Conver
    Peggy Conver added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Helen F. Mathieson:
    Singing in the rain!
    Missy and Maggie life guarding- will they jump?????
    Must have been the Christmas of hats!
    Our very own Queen!
    Best Buddies