June 19, 1953 to Nov/ 6, 2018.

Sharon Helps of Dover, N.H., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the age of 65. She was born in Camden, the daughter of Gertrude (McLaughlin) Leach. Sharon graduated from Islesboro High School and studied at UNH before retiring.

Sharon was predeceased by her husband James Helps, sisters Harriet Parsons, Joan Price, Cynthia Percy, Priscilla Sinclair and her brother Harold Leach.

She is survived by her companion Indy, her cat, her sisters Leila Babbidge and Judith L. Leach of Islesboro and her brother Carleton Leach of East Kingston, N.H. She will be greatly missed by her close friends Kathy Hale Paradis and Shirley Durkee, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in the spring on Islesboro at the Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Cocheco Valley Humane Society, 262 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820.