Helen C. (Dunn) Twiss

December 29, 2023

Helen Twiss Obituary

Helen C. (Dunn) Twiss, 92, of Worcester, died Friday, December 29, 2023 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home.

She leaves her husband of 67 years, David J. Twiss of Worcester; two children, Margaret M. Twiss of Worcester and David J. Twiss Jr. and his wife Diane of Barre; a granddaughter, Rachel E. Twiss; and many nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces and cousins.  She was predeceased by her brothers, John J. Dunn Jr. and Francis R. Dunn, and her sisters, Anne M. Perry and Mary T. Bristol.

Helen was born in Worcester, daughter of John J. and Mary (Walsh) Dunn and graduated from Commerce High School.

She was a bookkeeper for the First National Stores and later was a receptionist for the Marsh-Kemp Insurance Agency before retiring. 

She was a member of St Christopher’s Church.

Helen enjoyed sewing, cake decorating, and going out with friends.  She also enjoyed summer vacations on Cape Cod with her family and friends.

Calling hours are Thursday, January 4, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester.  The funeral will be held on Friday, January 5, with a Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Christopher’s Church, 950 West Boylston St., Worcester.  Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105(

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Calling Hours
January 4, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Athy Memorial Home
111 Lancaster Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Funeral Mass
January 5, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Christopher Church
950 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606

January 5, 2024

12:30 PM
St. John's Cemetery
260 Cambridge Street
Worcester, MA 01603


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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