Helen M. Schneider, 70, of County Rte. 15, Theresa, passed away at her home on Tuesday, June 18.

Helen was born in Alexandria Bay on December 7, 1942, the daughter of Nelson and Pauline House.

She went to Alexandria Bay Central School.

She married Paul Schneider on May 11, 1963 in Theresa, NY, and worked in various businesses in the Alexandria Bay area.

She had a lifelong love of horses, spending many years showing in the summer and enjoying trail rides with friends in the fall. Her love of horses began in her youth when at 13 years old she was a self-taught trick rider in the rodeo at Adventure Town. When the year ended they gave her the horse.  

Helen is survived by her husband of 50 years, Paul; her son, Wayne P., of Theresa; daughters, Susan (Will) Mullen of Palmyra, NY, and Leeanne (Phil) DeLuke of Clayton, NY; four grandchildren, Daniel, Elizabeth, Micaela Coughlin and Kyle DeLuke., of Clayton; and sisters, Nancy Harris of Florence, AL, and Jackie McDade of Walker, LA.

She was preceded in death by sister Betty Blount.There will be no services.

Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay.