Helen Ruth Felrice


Helen Ruth Felrice, 78, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Feb. 13. Helen was a loving wife to Joel Felrice, her husband of 58 years, and devoted mother of Scott (Tricia), Andrew (Ali), and Matthew (Erin) Felrice. Cherished grandmother of Julia, Ryan, Leo, Will, Dylan and Ben Felrice. Helen was born in Brooklyn, NY, and relocated to Gaithersburg, MD, where she raised her family and lived for 40 years.

She worked at the National Institute of Standards and Technology for 30 years where she was honored for her service and was also a founding member of Gaithersburg Hebrew Congregation (Kehilat Shalom). In 2014, Helen and Joel moved to Boynton Beach, FL, where they enjoyed their retirement in the Valencia Cove community.

Helen enjoyed playing Canasta, Mah-Jongg, casino visits and cruising with her many friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (themmrf.org), American Cancer Society cancer.org), or JNF – Plant a Tree in Israel (usa.jnf.org/jnf-tree-planting-center).

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