Sunday, 14 August 2022

Helen Bostock

Helen Bostock. Courtesy photo.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Helen Marie Riordan Bostock was born on Leap Year, Feb. 29, 1940.

She was the daughter of Jeremiah and Suzanne Riordan, sister of Michael Riordan (deceased). Married to Rob Bostock for 60 years on Nov. 25, 2021. She passed peacefully at home, surrounded by family.

Helen is survived by her husband, Rob of Cobb Mountain; daughter, Nancy Hiteshew (partner Jerry Bonomi) of Valley Springs; son, Alec Bostock (wife Isabel) of Fairfield; son, Derek Bostock of Concord; grandchildren, Angela Freitas (husband Chad) of El Sobrante; Captain Anthony Hiteshew, USAF (partner Dr. Christina Amaro) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; George Bostock of Fairfield; great-grandson, Sawyer James Freitas of El Sobrante; cousin, Robert Roeder of Fremont; extended family in Idaho, Colleen, Creek, Calder and Johnathon.

Helen leaves behind many friends from the Bay Area and Pine Grove area of Cobb Mountain, California.

She was a member of the Wednesday Mexican Train Domino group; member of the Mystic Order of Anomalies; co-president of the Ladies Guild, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church; member of the monthly Bunco ladies group; avid reader of mysteries; and happy traveler on land and sea.

Private family memorial service was her request. Please consider donations to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit

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