Helen J. (Schmidt) West

August 18, 1939 ~ March 22, 2021 (age 81)

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Helen J. West

Of Doraville

Helen J. West, 81 of Doraville passed away Mon. morning March 22, 2021.  She was separated from the love of her life, Norman West, for 52 days; and now is reunited with him in heaven and her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She is survived by her 3 children and their families, Michael & Barbara West, Johnson City, Debra & Kevin Wilson, Hillcrest, Carrie & Steve Warner, Doraville, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, sister, Mary Potter, Cortland, special friends, George & Edie Hines, Willett, Mary Palmer, Harpursville, and also several nieces and nephews.  She was a member of Bethel Chapel, Harpursville, a  member of Family Music Ministry singing at various nursing homes. Helen and Norman had a family business in the 1970’s out of their home in Doraville running a cider mill with their children.   In her most recent years, she served her laptop ministry and read faithfully her daily bread.  She was an avid reader and loved her books.  Helen’s greatest joy in life was her faithfulness to the Lord, the love for her family, and the gift of her singing and ministry.

Private Funeral Services will be held at the Osterhoudt-Madden Funeral Home 69-71 Maple Street Harpursville at the convenience of the family.   Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Harpursville.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:  Colesville Volunteer Ambulance Service (CVAS) POB 62 Harpursville, NY 13787 or Nineveh Public Library 3029 NY-Rte. 7 Nineveh, NY  13813.   Online condolences may be made at:

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Harpursville, NY 13787

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