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Helen L. Christner

January 12, 1942 July 30, 2020
Helen L.  Christner
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Obituary for Helen L. Christner

Helen L. Christner, age 78, of Perry Center passed away peacefully at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw after a short battle with dementia.
She was born in Warsaw, New York on January 12, 1942 a daughter to the late Arthur M. and Edna I. (Abbott) Bailey.
Helen was a graduate of Perry Central School, class of 1959.
She worked for the former Perry Knitting Mill, Champion Products and retired from Mudpies and Milestones Daycare in Warsaw.
Helen was a member of St Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) in Perry where she was active with the Catholic Women of Perry.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother (Pootsie) and friend. Her love for Christ, having fun, cooking, baking, playing a game with family members, quiet times just reading a book or doing word searches, or puzzles, the love of children and joking will be missed by her family and friends. Her spunk, tenacity, and infectious laugh left a lasting mark on anyone blessed with her presence.
She leaves behind the love of her life, Richard J. Christner whom she married on May 14, 1966, a daughter: Julie (Michael Schlonski) Christner of Perry, granddaughter: Lydia Moens of East Rochester, her puppy Maggie, sister: Joanne (Edwin) Kunkel of Yakima, WA., brother: Charles (Brenda) Bailey of Perry Center, along with many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents she is preceded in death by a sister: Marian Bearsley.
Family and friends may call 2-4 and 7-9pm on Sunday August 2, 2020 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC in Perry where services will be held on Monday August 3rd at 11:00 am.
Helen will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Perry.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home 167 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530 or to Catholic Charities 741 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14209 .

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Visitation

Sunday

2

Aug

2:00 PM 8/2/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/2/2020 4:00:00 PM
Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street
Perry, NY 14530

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.
98 North Main Street Perry 14530 NY
United States

Visitation

Sunday

2

Aug

7:00 PM 8/2/2020 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/2/2020 9:00:00 PM
Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street
Perry, NY 14530

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.
98 North Main Street Perry 14530 NY
United States

Service

Monday

3

Aug

11:00 AM 8/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street
Perry, NY 14530

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.
98 North Main Street Perry 14530 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph's Cemetery (p) Final Resting Place

3374 Silver Lake Rd.
Perry, NY 14530

3374 Silver Lake Rd. Perry 14530 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home

167 North Main St.
Perry, NY 14530

Alzheimer's Association

Catholic Charities of Buffalo

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