Helen passed away on January 3, 2022, at her home in Magna Utah. She was born November 25, 1946, to Nick and Dora Gallegos. She met and fell in love with George Candelario on November 25, 1966. They were later married April 2, 1977.

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Mom loved listening to music, singing to her grandbabies, and trips to Wendover with our dad. She was a great friend, always ready to listen, give advice and laugh. She also had a great sense of humor. Mom was a spiritual person and loved her family very much.

Mom is survived by her children: LeAnn (Paul) Warden, and Crystal (Jose) Monreal. Grandchildren: David, Lawrence, Joseph, Jesse, Lucas, Emilio, and Aleyah. Daughter-in-Law Josie; sister Virginia Gallegos; brother, Leroy Gallegos; and Sister-in-Laws: Gloria Duran and Genee Gallegos.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband George, and beloved son David, brothers: Tom, Sam, Toby, and sisters: Belle & Gloria.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Frame at Utah Cancer Specialists for his compassion and care for our mom.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Redwood Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road West Jordan, Utah. Burial will take place at a later time.


Funeral Service

Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

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Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Jan 08, 2022

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I just want to send my deepest condolences to you all

I didn’t know her but I know she was blessed with a wonderful daughter

Chacha Jan 11, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with Helen's family at this difficult time. I worked with Helen many years ago. She was a good friend and a wonderful person. She will be greatly missed. RIP Helen.

Racael Baldwin , Price, UT, US Jan 08, 2022