Helen 'Midge' Lewella Gilfoyle
Helen “Midge” Lewella Gilfoyle, 91, of Bridgman passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Pine Ridge Nursing Center, Stevensville, surrounded by her family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 25, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5760 Sawyer Road, Sawyer. Friends may meet with the family from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, the Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Agnes Catholic Church. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com.
Helen was born March 20, 1927, in Chicago, the daughter of the late John and Emma (Myers) Meek. On Jan. 28, 1949, she married James H. Gilfoyle Sr., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2004. Helen was a faithful member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. Midge devoted her life to maintaining her home and family, and was especially known as a seamstress, as she loved sewing above everything else.
Survivors include two daughters, Rita Holmes and Patricia (Dave) Miller; a son, James (Chris) Gilfoyle; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Helen was also preceded in death by two sons, Paul and Michael; infant twin daughters, Mary Margaret and Elizabeth Louise; grandsons, Paul William and Brian Hansen; a brother, Cecil Meek; and son-in-law, Robert.