Welcome to the memorial page for

Helen Nadeau

January 31, 1948 ~ August 8, 2017 (age 69)

Helen Nadeau, 69, of Alfred died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 surrounded by her family at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford.  She was born January 31, 1948 in Biddeford, a daughter of Paul and Blanche (Bouffard) Chabot and was educated at St. Joseph’s School and High School.


On July 6, 1968, she married Ronald Nadeau in St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.


Helen had been employed at West Point Pepperell and Pratt & Whitney before starting Helen’s Cleaning Service which she operated for 10 years, retiring in 2009.


Above all she enjoyed spending time with her family.  Her greatest joy was spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She also enjoyed sewing and going to yard sales.


Preceding her in death were a sister, Priscilla Armstrong, and a brother, Paul Chabot.


Surviving are:

          Her husband of 49 years Ronald Nadeau of Biddeford

A daughter, Dawn Pooler and her husband Philip of  Kennebunk

A son, Mathieu Nadeau and his wife Lindsey of Biddeford


Grandchildren, Tori Canning, Zachary Nadeau, and Abigail Nadeau; two great grandchildren, Gabriella Nadeau and Benjamin Canning


4 sisters:  Patricia Rondeau, Diane Saucier, Claire Paul, and Donna Motolla

4 brothers:   Robert, Steve, Marc, and Donald Chabot

Many nieces and nephews


Visiting Hours will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:00 a.m. Monday August 14th in St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Helen’s memory may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. To share condolences online, please visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38101-9908
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

August 13, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Mass of Christian Burial
August 14, 2017

9:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
178 Elm St.
Biddeford, ME 04005

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