Jane Austen Author Helen Lefroy Has Died At Age 100

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Helen Lefroy Death

Helen Lefroy Death – Obituary : Renowned British author Helen Lefroy’s has died. She was 100-year-old at the time of her death. The cause of death was not made available. Last few months, Helen who was from strong ancestral connections to Jane Austen celebrated her 100th birthday at Winchester car home. Her death came afterwards.

Helen received about 788 cards in her last birthday. According to a post made on twitter by Devoney Looser, Helen was quoted to have told reporters that her secret to longevity was “Eating cake!”

Saddened to learn of #JaneAusten author Helen Lefroy’s death at 100. She once told reporters her secret to longevity was “Eating cake!” Helen (left) let me take her photo at JASNA ’96. Remarkable person. I had no idea she did work in intelligence in WWII.

Who Was Jane Austen?

Helen Lefroy is a descendant of Jane’s friend Anne Lefroy, whose nephew Tom was reputedly a romantic suitor of the famous novelist. She was a publishing executive, lecturer and stalwart of the Jane Austen Society who produced a pocket biography of the author