Helen Spelman, 85, died Feb. 23, 2010, at the Green Gables Assisted Living Facility in Vero Beach.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and lived in Vero Beach since 2004, coming from Micco. She was an electric solderer for Eagle Electric and Leviton Electric in Greenpoint, N.Y., before retirement.
Survivors include her daughter, Doreen Clarke of Micco; son, John Spelman of Sayville, N.Y.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Spelman; and sister, Irene Kacher. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA/Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
A memorial service will be at a later date in New York. Arrangements are by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach. A guest book may be signed at seawindsfh.com/obit.php.