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Helen M. (Hurliman) Duval

Helen M. (Hurliman) Duval
  • February 17, 1926 - February 9, 2020
  • Melrose, Massachusetts

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“Brian,Tom & Bunny,So sorry for your loss. I just found out. My deepest sympathies to all. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Judie Fairneny - Melrose, MA

“Very sorry to hear of your loss. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Ewell - Ripley, ME - Friend

“Brian, My sincerest condolences on the passing of your Mom, I hope all the wonderful memories you and your family have of her help to sustain you...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Laughton. (Dorman) - Peabody, MA

“Our family go way back - growing up in Melrose. The loss of my MOTHER last year is still fresh in my mind. I feel your pain. PEACE & LOVEJackie ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jack Rahilly - Conway, NH

“Sincerest condolences to all the family on the passing of your dear motherfrom the Crescent Avenue Ryans. May loving memories shine brightly and...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: marie ryan - Melrose, MA

“To Tom, Brian and Bunny, sorry for your loss, your Mom was a very special lady. RIP, Helen.Kevin McGeeFort Lauderdale ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Kevin McGee - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“I truly enjoyed working with Helen at Lamson & Davis and bowling with her in Melrose for all those years. She was wonderful friend to my mother and...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sandie (Lamson) Fay - Woburn, MA

“My sincere condolances to your family. What a loving grandmother to my daughter Shawna. She will be missed. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Melanie Doiron - Canada

“Melanie ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Doiron - Canada - Family Friend

“Sending much Love to all of you. She's resting In Jesus presence. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Susan Flynn - Tehachapi, CA

“my Aunt Helen will always hold a special place in my heart . So sorry Bunny, Brian , and Tommy. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Mcwalter - MA - Family

“My heart goes out to Brian and his family God Bless You ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Sally Kennedy French - Meredith, NH


Mrs. Helen M. (Hurliman) Duval, 93, of Melrose, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Life Care Center of Stoneham following a lengthy illness. She is the wife of the late Frederick Duval.

Helen was born on February 17, 1926 in Quincy, daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Schatzel) Hurliman. Helen grew up in Quincy and graduated from St. Mary's High School, she resided in Melrose for the past 69 years.

Helen worked at Lamson and Davis True Value Hardware in Malden as a cashier for many years. She previously worked for New England Telephone Company as a Switchboard Operator where she met her husband Frederick.

She was an avid bowler and was a member of the Melrose Bowling League and bowled for many years at the Melrose Bowladrome. She also enjoyed playing Bingo at the VFW, crocheting afghans for gifts and working in her Rose garden.

Loving mother of Thomas Duval and his wife Mary of Washington, DC, Brian W. Duval of Melrose, Bernice Smith and her husband Ben of Colchester, CT and the late Helen Marie Lawrence. Her son-in-law Marvin Lawrence, her brother-in- law George DeYoung. Grandmother of Erick, Shauna, Nicholas, Amanda and Thomas. She was the sister of the late Bernice DeYoung. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 2:00-5:00 PM. Funeral procession from the Gately Funeral Home, on Monday morning February 17th at 8:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose at 10:00 AM. Burial will be at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.