Date of Passing: June 2nd, 2020leave a condolence
Helen Lester, of New Hartford, at 77 years of age, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Helen was born on August 23, 1942 to Peter Sherman and Catherine Rose Green. She was the second child; having a brother, Charles Edward Green. Helen was welcomed into the Gan Kavod family on August 12, 2014 and began attending Sitrin's Adult Day Healthcare program, were she made many friends and could be heard laughing throughout the day. Helen was full of life and enjoyed sharing stories and being a woman in the know. She lost her vision but never lost sight of her future and continued to live a complete and full life. Some of her favorite things to do were going out to eat with friends (she loved The Texas Road House) and would never say no to desert (chocolate ice cream was her favorite), getting her hair colored (she made sure she always looked good) and going to the State Fair. Helen also loved watching television series (she owned an extensive collection of DVDs) and frequently would watch such classics as The Walton's, Different Strokes, Little House on the Prairie, Good Times and many others. Helen was a strong and caring woman who loved her friends deeply and was never afraid to show that she cared. She will be missed tremendously. Helen will be laid to rest at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Utica, NY, where private graveside services will be held. Arrangements are with Mark C. Bentz Funeral service, Inc., New Hartford.