Thursday, April 2, 2009

Helen Sabo Milstead, 44-W-5T

Helen Milsted (nee Sabo), 91, a life long resident of Paulsboro, passed away March 29, 2009. She is the beloved mother of James Milsted and Linda Schumacher, step-mother of Elaine (Lanny) Pagnotto, devoted grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 2.

Helen entered Army Air Force Flight training as a member of class 44-W-5, and was the first woman in Gloucester County to volunteer for the Women Airforce Service Pilots-Army Air Force. She loved to fly at Bridgeport Airport, going to the air shows in Millville and Reading, Pa., and also enjoyed her casino bus trips.

A viewing will be on Monday 9-10:30am at the Landolfi Funeral Home of Paulsboro, 300 W. Broad St., followed by services at 10:30am. Entombment Eglington Cemetery. If desired the family requests donations be made to the Millville Army Airfield Museum, #1 Leddon St., Millville NJ 08332. To share condolences please visit www.landolfifuneralhome.com

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