Helen M. Wetherby

Helen M. Wetherby, 79, of Mooers and formerly of Rouses Point and Poultney, Vt., passed away Sunday, May 24, 2009, at her home. 

She was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Poultney, Vt., the daughter of the late Rufus and Katherine (Harney) White. 
She married Blanchard “Doc” Wetherby on March 31, 1951. He died Dec. 31, 1987. Helen was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Rouses Point and a founding member of St. Patrick’s Choir for more than 30 years. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Altar Rosary Society since 1967, in which she held every office over the years. 
Helen enjoyed reading, knitting, playing cards, walking and swimming. But most of all she loved and enjoyed her three grandchildren, Eric Bombardier, Lisa and Robert Romano.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia and (John) Romano of Mooers; four nephews, John and Mary Anne White and Kelly Anne and Erin Marie White of Hernando, Miss., Laurence “Larry” White of Buena Park, Calif.; Stephen and Margaret, Timothy and Tara Kathleen White of Placentia, Calif., and Gregory J. and Toni White of Alphereta, Ga.; her sister-in-law, Claire White of Buena Park, Calif.; and several cousins. 
She was predeceased by her father, mother, brother, John, and sister, Joanne, as well as Andrew Nielson of South Gate, Calif., who grew up with the White family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mooers-Champlain EMS.  A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Friday, May 29, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Rouses Point. Burial followed in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers.

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