Blanche “Helen” Eusini, 81

Blanche “Helen” Eusini, 81, died Friday, August 14, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 14, 1938 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Joseph and Lillian Garrison Countess. Helen has resided in Lakeland with her husband for the past 18 years. She retired after 30 years as a technology assistant with Northrup Grumman Corp. in 1998.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her two brothers.

Helen is survived by: her husband of 44 years, Edward J. Eusini of Lakeland; two daughters, Sandra Spradlin of Lakeland and Laura Popp of Baltimore, MD; five sons, George Spradlin of Baltimore, MD, David Spradlin of Kissimmee, Brian Eusini of St. Petersburgh, Ronald Eusini of Land O Lakes, and Richard Baker of Newport News, VA; a sister, Sharon Squires of Passadena, MD; fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made in Helen’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or to the Humane Society of Polk County, 3195 Dundee Rd, Winter Haven, FL 33881.

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, 3350 Mall Hill Dr., Lakeland. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 A.M. Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave, Bushnell.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.