Obituary of Helen Eileen Farmer
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Helen E. Farmer Age 85, of Pflugerville, TX, formerly of Elmira Heights, died Saturday, August 21, 2010 in Texas. Helen was born April 2, 1925, a daughter of John and Anna (Ellis) Erickson. She is predeceased by her husband Jesse D. "Jack" Farmer. Helen is survived by her son, and his family, all in Round Rock, TX, Terry L. and Margaret Farmer, with children, Susan (Charlie) Cook, Christopher (Erika) Farmer; great-grandchildren, Victoria and Sophia Cook, Alexander, Angela, and Andrew "AJ" Farmer. Also surviving are brothers and sister-in-law, Jack and Helen Erickson of Denver, CO, Norman Erickson of Rochester, NY; nephew and niece, Brian (Liz) Erickson of San Diego, CA and Jackie (Ed) Erickson Warner of Denver, CO; along with many other nieces, nephews and extended family. Helen lived in Elmira Heights for 79 years before moving to Texas to be closer to her son and his family. She was a retiree of the Elmira Heights School District; a member of the Alert and Cedar Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, where in 1976 she was the District Deputy of the CST District, Red Hat Society (Huckleberries), Elmira Heights Historical Society, Elmira Heights Alumni Association, Colonial Dames and a 70+ year member of the Oakwood United Methodist Church. During her 6 years in Texas she was a member of the Red Hat Pflugerville Pfancy Pfriends, Heatherwilde Wilde Hatters, Pflugerville Historical Society and Pflugerville First United Methodist Church. Her most treasured times were spent with her great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, August 29, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. An Eastern Star Service will be conducted at the end of calling hours. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., at McInerny Funeral Home, with interment immediately following at Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. In lieu of flowers, Helen's family has requested donations to the Delorme Scholarship Fund through Oakwood United Methodist Church.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen Farmer, please visit Tribute Store
Interment at: Maple Grove Cemetery
Monday, August 30, 2010
Maple Grove Cemetery
715 W. Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States