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February 11, 2016

Burial Date February 16, 2016

Funeral Home Nordgren Memorial Chapel

Place of Service Nordgren Memorial Chapel

Section Garden of Good Shepherd Lot Number: 160Grave Number: C#2

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      Hjordis “Helena” (Haggblom) Jansson, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Oakdale Rehab and Nursing Center. She leaves a son Åke and his wife Mary Ellen Jansson of Leicester; three daughters- Marlene and Ronald Patient of Leicester, Margaretha Jansson of Worcester, and Elaine and Kenneth Wilson of Princeton; 10 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a brother Nils Haggblom; a sister Anni Lundstrom; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Birger Jansson; a sister, and five brothers.

Hjordis was born in Åland, Finland, daughter of the late Einar and Hilda (Pinomaki) Haggblom. She came to the United States in 1955. She was a member of Burncoat Baptist Church, and VASA Nordic Lodge #611. She enjoyed crafts, baking, spending time with family and friends, and spending winters (26) in Florida.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday February 16 at 11:00 a.m. in Nordgren Funeral Home 300 Lincoln St. Worcester. A funeral service will follow at 12 noon in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hjordis’ memory may be made to Burncoat Baptist Church 475 Burncoat St. Worcester, MA 01606.

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