Genevieve Holmes Helinski, 86

G enevieve Holmes Helinski passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at the Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness.
Gen was born on May 18, 1924, in Canandaigua, the daughter of Clifford and Gladys (Holmes) Stark.
Gen loved going for long rides through the country at Stanley’s side. Together they grew vegetables and sold them at their stand in Raceville during the summer. Gen loved chatting with the customers who stopped in to purchase the bounty of their garden. Gen adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and loved having them phone or visit.
Genevieve was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Sylvan-Skenesborough Chapter, in Granville.
Genevieve was predeceased by a grandson, Todd Schaff Stark, a brother, Tom Stark, and three sisters, Betty Jane Stark, Janet Watt and Evelyn Williams.
Survivors are her beloved husband, Stanley Helinski of Middle Granville; her daughters, Diane Spirowski and her husband, Chester, of Fort Edward and Dolores Darrah and her husband, David, of Glens Falls; her two brothers, Sherman Stark of Hudson Falls and Vernon Stark of Glens Falls; and her two sisters, Ramona Britt of Saratoga and Shirley Campney of Fort Ann. In addition she is survived by seven grandchildren, Suzanne Norton and her husband, Dale, Jami Jones and her husband, John, John Schaff and his wife, Cheryl, Brian Darrah and his wife, Tono, Valerie Kim Darrah, Angelique Darrah and Nicole Moon and her husband, Justin; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a stepson, John Helinski and his wife, Pam, of Granville and their daughters Samantha, Jacqueline and Johnna.
A funeral service was held on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, with the Rev. Don Pepper officiating. Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery in Middle Granville. Calling hours were held Friday, Aug. 20, at the funeral home.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Weekender – 12/02/16

North Country Freepress – 12/02/16

Lakes Classifieds – 12/02/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 12/02/16

Classifieds 11/30/16

‘Frozen in Granville’ celebration Friday

lights

By Donna Frischknecht and Krystle S. Morey Prep sled. Check. Get reindeer in shape. Check. Pack thermos of hot cocoa. […]

Water issues plague North Granville

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

By Krystle S. Morey As town officials await word on a $1 million grant request to upgrade the North Granville […]

Battle of the Bands marks 10 years

Van Gelder at Battle of Bands (1)

By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday more than 20 bands, singers, dancers, and more talented acts will compete for the […]

School board appoints alum to vacant seat

Elementary School Memorial Day

By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term […]

Whitehall brings back holiday festivities

whitehalltree3

By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/25/16

Lakes Classifieds – 11/25/16