Haverhill — Helen Elsie (Files) Tracy, 90, a lifelong resident of Haverhill, died Sunday morning, May 18, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital.
She was born in Haverhill, May 31, 1923, daughter of the late Stephen and Elsie M. (Laing) Files.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph W. Tracy, who passed away in 1984; three brothers, Paul, Donald, and Robert Files and one sister, Marjorie Johnson.
Her survivors include her six children, Richard and his wife, Yvonne Tracy of East Kingston, N.H., Thomas and his wife, Mary Tracy of Haverhill, Robert and his wife, Vickie Tracy of Haverhill, Susan and her husband, William Morse of Danville, N.H., William Tracy and his significant other, Linda of Webster, N.H.. and Edward Tracy and his significant other, Nancy of Exeter, N.H.; 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her calling hours were held Thursday, May 22, at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Her funeral service was held Friday, May 23, at the funeral home. Interment followed in Walnut Cemetery, Haverhill. Contributions in her name may be made to Stevens-Bennett Home, 337 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830, or to Sarah’s Place, 180 Water St., Haverhill, MA 01830. To view her complete obituary or to leave condolences to her family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.