Stephen “Steve” Paul Helmerson, age 72 of Wilmington, NC, passed suddenly at his home on the 1st of October, 2022.
Steve was born on October 28, 1949 to the late Benjamin W. Helmerson and Catherine H. Helmerson in Minneapolis, MN.
Steve is survived by his wife of 26 years Ellen Marie Helmerson & their fur babies Victor, Scout, and Ranger; his first wife Alice Jane Helmerson; his son Brian Paul Helmerson & his fur babies Abby and Liza; his son Cory Stephen Helmerson and his wife, Katherine, & their children William, Gabriella, and Patrick, and three fur babies; his son Ethan Francis Helmerson; his daughter Maura Catherine Xiaojun Helmerson and her fiancé, James; his brother Brian Helmerson and his wife, Kelly, & their 2 children Hanna Noelle Helmerson and Erik Benjamin Helmerson; his sister Sharon Mavroukakis and her husband, Joe, & their 2 children; his sister Carolyn Birch and her 2 children, as well as many other extended family members and friends who loved and will miss him dearly. Steve is predeceased by his two brothers Gregory John Helmerson & Gary Michael Helmerson.
Stephen was a vibrant and amazing individual whose life was defined by the love and support he gave to his family and friends. He was an amazing U.S. Army Officer for over 22 years and a Senior Civilian Leader after military retirement for another 20 years.
There will be a Memorial Mass for Steve on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 9:00am held at Immaculate Conception Church in Wilmington, NC. All are welcome to attend. Military Honors will be rendered at the family home at 11:00am.
Please leave memories and condolences for Steve’s family by signing the Tribute Wall below.
Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099
Immaculate Conception Church
6650 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412Friday, October 28, 2022