November 22, 1920 - April 23, 2017
Helen Margaret Mead Konrad, 96, of Charlotte, NC, began her new life on Sunday, April 23, 2017. She was born in Newark, NJ to Raymond and Leonora Mead. Helen was predeceased by her sister and brother, Evelyn MacNeill and Raymond Mead.
Helen was married for 65 years to the late William Wesley Konrad. They had four children: Karen Margaret, Deborah Anne (deceased), Jane Elizabeth, and William Wesley (Cassandra); grandchildren: Peggy, Rachel, Heather, Joshua, Nicole, Jason, Sarah, William (deceased), and Jonathan; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Amanda, Meaghan, Justin, Julia, Kelsey, Kaitlyn, Cooper, Ryann, Jerome, Madelyn, Jacob, Lyla, Juliana, and Jaylen; great, great-grandchildren: Christian, Isabella, Kaylynn, Elita, and a baby boy due in July. Helen is also survived by nieces and a nephew.
Mom graduated from Union Jr College in 1941. After Dad came back from WWII, he attended seminary, where they began their family. Mom was very involved in supporting Dad in his ministry while raising their 4 children. Mom then went back to school at the age of 49 and attended Westchester Nursing program. She worked in Public Health on St. Croix in the Virgin Islands.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Charlotte, NC. A reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Helen may be made to the Hospice center of your choice.
Robertson Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the family. Online condolences may be shared through www.throbertson.com.