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Helen (Covington) Sheldon, also known as Billie, 102, of West Suffield, widow of William H. Sheldon, passed away Wednesday, July 19, at the Atrium at Cardinal Drive in Agawam, MA. Born in West Suffield on January 12, 1915 to the late William and Florence (Rose) Covington, she was a life-long resident. She graduated from the Suffield Academy, class of 1932 and was the longest standing and oldest member of the West Suffield Congregational Church. She loved music and began singing in the choir at the age of 12 and continued throughout her life, being soloist for many weddings and funerals. She played the piano and organ and could always be found on holidays or family celebrations, leading everyone in sing-alongs. She worked at the First National Bank of Suffield from 1933 until her retirement. Billie loved animals and had several horses and dogs and in later years invited many homeless cats onto her porch for meals. She leaves her loving niece, Nancy Quagliaroli, who was like a daughter to her, her great niece and nephew, Cristin (Matthew) Wojtas and Robert Quagliaroli, great great nephews Logan and Gavin Wojtas whom she adored. She also leaves a niece and nephew, Donna (Daniel) LaPlante and Donald (Diana) Pratt and several great nieces and nephews, Allison, Nicole, Jan, Wesley, Tyler and Joshua. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Elina Orr and Alera Pratt and nephew, Alfred B. Orr. Nancy, wishes to thank the nurses and staff at the Atrium and Samantha from Beacon Hospice for the wonderful care they have given Billie over the past 6 years. Her family will receive friends Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 10-11 AM at Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East St. N. (Rt. 159), Suffield followed by funeral services at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in West Suffield Cemetery, West Suffield. Donations in memory of Billie may be made to the Activities Fund at the Atrium at Cardinal Drive, 153 Cardinal Drive, Agawam, MA 01001.