82 of Prescott, Arizona passed away on July 15, 2010. Helen was born in Corona, Long Island to Lazarus and Caliope Emmanuel, Greek immigrants who came to the United States in 1928. At the age of 14, Helen moved to Torrington, Connecticut, where she lived for 10 years and met her loving husband John Shugrue. They moved to Phoenix in October of 1952 where she worked for the Scottsdale School District in the Food Services department for 30 years. All who knew Helen would know food was her passion. In 1983, she and John moved to Prescott where she lived until her passing. She is proceeded in death by her husband John and is survived by her four children and their spouses. Bob and wife Diana, Mark and wife Lisa, Nancy and husband Guy Mancuso, Tim and wife Jacque. She is also survived by her nine loving grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Helen was the most loving and giving mother a child could ever ask for and she will be missed forever. Mother dear, your porch light will always stay on for us. A Memorial Service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held in Prescott, Arizona on August 21st, 2010 at 12:00 noon at St. George Orthodox Church, 609 West Gurley, Prescott, AZ 86302, (928) 777-8750. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of the Valley, http://www.hov.org/donations.aspx or you may mail a check to: Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014.
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