October 23, 2016
Helen Schneider, 88, of Watertown, passed away Sunday evening, October 23, 2016.
A graveside service will be held at North Watertown Cemetery, Bradley St., on Thursday, October 27, at 11AM with Rev. Allan Ferguson, pastor of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orleans Four Corners, presiding. There will be no calling hours and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.
Helen was born in Watertown on December 15, 1927, daughter of George and Rosina Theissler Schneider. She was a graduate of Watertown High School and had attended JCC. She was an executive secretary at Black Clawson, was a secretary at Jefferson National and Marine Midland Banks, and had also worked as a travel agent. Helen was Lutheran and was a former member of the National Secretaries Association. She enjoyed watching television and eating out and was an avid reader.
She is survived by her two nephews, Ronald J. (Helga) Toper and George D. Toper, all of Watertown and her niece, Carol Ballard, Nashville, TN. Her three sisters, Wilhelmina Schneider, Christine Gayne, and Catherine Toper, died before her.
Donations in her name may be made to either Meals on Wheels, 247 Factory St., Watertown, NY 13601 or Evangelical Lutheran Church, 36135 County Rt. 15, LaFargeville, NY 13656. Online condolences to Helen's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.