Helen L. Donaldson, 89, formerly of DeKalb Junction
Helen L. Donaldson, 89, formerly of DeKalb Junction, died July 9, 2013, at Maplewood United Helpers.
The Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, is entrusted with arrangements. Services will be private.
Helen is survived by her sons, Leslie K. and wife, Linda Donaldson, DeKalb Jct., Lee and wife, Catherine Donaldson, Canton, Larry D. and wife, Diane Donaldson, Canton; a daughter, Leola and husband Kenneth Fredette, Canton; a brother, Charles Blair, Utah; sisters, Mildred Pike, Rochester, Leona Hodge, Rochester, Amy McCrae, Georgia; 17 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, five great- great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brothers Joseph, William, Bill, Frank, Bernard and Ed Blair, and a sister, Eva Blair.
Helen was born on July 24, 1923 in Norfolk, the daughter of Kay and Louise Dominy Blair.
She married Leslie W. Donaldson on December 14, 1944. He died on February 25, 2013. Helen and her husband owned and operated a farm in the Town of DeKalb for over 50 years. She loved to sew, make quilts and paint.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences can be made at www.allendeneshafuneralhome.com.
Thursday, July 31, 2014, Watertown, NY
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