SOUTHBURY — Helen Tidgwell, 86, departed this life peacefully surrounded by her family, on December 12 at Danbury Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Tidgwell.
Helen was born in Providence, Rhode Island on November 18, 1932 to the late Frederick W. and Helen F. (Miner) Robertson. Helen graduated from St. Pius High School in Providence and went on to earn an Associates Degree from Rhode Island College. Shortly thereafter she met and married Henry M. Tidgwell Sr., who was serving as a pilot in the U.S Navy, at Quonset Points, RI. She would refer to him throughout her life as “the love of my life.”