Helen M. (Cruea) Phillips

May 8, 1927 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 94)

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Helen M. Phillips, age 94, of Beech Grove, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 in Franciscan Health.  She was born in Covington, IN, on May 8, 1927. 

She was beloved by the members of the Msgr. James M. Downey Knights of Columbus Council 3660 for 35+ years as a server/bartender.  Helen enjoyed her wine, music and loved to dance; she truly enjoyed life.  She loved to travel with her children and always wanted to return to Hawaii where she first visited with her son, Tim. 

Her son, Michael Hedges, survives.  She was preceded in death by daughter, Sherrel Richardson, and son, Timothy Hedges. 

Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, March 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral Home, 1458 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis.  She will be cremated following visitation to honor her wishes. 

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March 23, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral Home
1458 S. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

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