Helen Pampolina Oldenburg
Helen Pampolina Oldenburg, 79, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Born in the Philippines, she married Korean and Vietnam War Veteran, Earl Oldenburg, in Manila in 1964. They were stationed at several Navy bases before settling in Newport News in 1978. During this time, she became well-known in her family as an excellent cook, specializing in her signature Filipino dishes, pancit and lumpia. Helen is survived by her husband of 53 years, Earl, her three children, Maritess, Cheryl (James), and Mark (Teresa), and ten grandchildren. The family would like to thank the Hospice of Virginia all the CNAs at Riverside and BrightStar for their dedication and service during the final years of her life. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 5th at 11:00am in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Amory Funeral Home is handling arrangements.