Helen Neff

Obituary of Helen E. Neff

Mohawk Helen E. Neff, 91 formerly of Mohawk, entered the gates of Heaven on Thursday November 19, 2020 at the Sitrin Home. Helen was born on August 30, 1929 in Little Falls, the daughter of the late William and Mildred Brown. She was a graduate of Mohawk Schools. Helen worked at UNIVAC and Sperry Rand and retired as an LPN at the Herkimer County Home. On February 26, 1955 she was united in marriage to John Neff in Pennsylvania. Helen's joy was serving her family with love and kindness and helping them anyway she could. Family was everything to her. Her other love was serving her Savior. She was a charter member of the Dennison Corners Community Church, remaining active for 61 years. The last song she sang there was "When we all get to Heaven, what a day of rejoicing that will be" Helen is survived by her daughter Patricia Beckwith and her Husband Robbie of Ilion; her grandchildren Eric Beckwith, his wife Christina and their children Abigail and Cal of Ilion, Renee Beckwith and her children Gavin and Garrett of Herkimer, Ronnie E. Beach and his family of Utica; Derek Beach of Ilion, Kyle Beach of Mohawk and Danielle Beach of Herkimer; a daughter in law Carol Beach of Herkimer; two sisters, Eunice McCoy of Herkimer and Shirley Hassett and her husband Ed of Mohawk; as well as many loved nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a son Ronnie L. Beach and a sister Connie Lynch. Friends may call on Tuesday November 24, 2020 from 11 am until 1 pm at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. Funeral services for Helen will be private and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. She will be laid to rest with her husband John in the Dennison Corners Cemetery. COVID guidelines will be in place for calling hours. Friends are asked to please consider memorial donations to the Dennison Corners Community Church 219 Robinson Rd. Mohawk, NY 13350. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To send an online condolence please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
Tuesday
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Calling Hours

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc.
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States
315-894-3781
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