Waddington - Helen D. Cressey, 82, formerly of East Lincoln Avenue, Waddington died Thursday morning (April 18, 2013) at St. Joseph's Nursing home, Ogdensburg where she had been a resident since November 2010.
Helen is survived by her children, Stephen M of Waddington and her daughter Michele and husband John Patterson of Ogdensburg; also surviving are her four grandchildren, Matthew, Danielle, Justin, Abigail, a great grandson, Levi Charles and sisters Vada and Jack Dunham of Waddington, Marjorie Fisher of Madrid and Jean and James Cotey of Norwood; brother Charles Dunn of Leo, IN.
Helen was preceded in death by a brother Frederick.
Helen was born in Canton February 23, 1931, the daughter of Charles and Marjorie (Connor) Dunn.
Following her graduation from Norwood High School, Helen earned her Bachelor's in Elementary Education at Plattsburgh State Teachers College. She taught in Willsboro schools and Gouverneur later substituted in Madrid-Waddington Elementary Schools.
Helen was united in marriage to Maurice E. Cressey August 10, 1952 in Alexandria Bay. Helen and Maurice had resided in Waddington area since 1963 where her husband was superintendent of Madrid-Waddington School system. Maurice died August 4, 1992.
Helen was very active in the United Methodist Church and an accomplished organist for her church as well as St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She was a long standing member of the Fulton Eastern Star Chapter # 515.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Home Activity Fund, 950 Linden St. Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
Friends and family are invited to call Saturday from 4-8 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington.
The Fulton Eastern Star Chapter #515 will held services at the funeral home on Saturday at 4:30 pm.
Funeral services will be held Sunday (April 21, 2013) at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church, Waddington with Rev. Patricia Page and Shirley Martin, lay speaker officiating.
Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery, Waddington.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.
Sunday, September 25, 2016, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake