Stanley H. Helberg

Published on Tuesday, 4 September 2018 19:48


Stanley H. Helberg, 88, of Newington, husband of Barbara (Erickson) Helberg, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. Born in Waterbury, he was a former New Britain resident and moved to Newington in 1970. Stan served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a plant manager for Stanley Works in their ACME packaging division for 45 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of the First Church of Christ, Congregational in New Britain. He was a retired supernumerary policeman for the town of Newington.

Besides his wife Barbara, he leaves a son, Robert “Rick” Helberg and his wife, Maryellen of Newington, and three daughters, Nancy Ogren and her husband, Roger of Middletown, and the twins, Doreen Kenneson and her husband, Steven and Deborah Abraham and her husband, David, all of Newington, six grandchildren, Ryan Abraham and his wife, Robin of Wethersfield, Courtney Wengell and her husband, Justin of Avon, Christopher Abraham of Newington, Lauren Thorner and her husband, Christopher of Simsbury, Molly Shumway and her husband, Spencer of Belchertown, Mass., and Conor Helberg of Boise, Idaho; great-grandsons, Bennett Abraham and Jack Thorner, great-granddaughters, Blake Abraham, Ella Wengell, Kendall and Brooke Thorner, a sister-in-law, Carolyn D’Avanzo of New Hampshire.

Stan was predeceased by an infant son, Clifford Willard Helberg, a grandson, Brendan R. Helberg, a sister, Leona Barrows and a brother, Stuart Hellberg.

Funeral services are Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, 11 a.m. at First Church of Christ, Congregational, 830 Corbin Ave., New Britain, CT 06052, with a reception following. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Music Ministry of First Church. Carlson Funeral Home, New Britain is assisting with arrangements. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Tuesday, 4 September 2018 19:48. Updated: Tuesday, 4 September 2018 19:50.