Helen (Locke) Hall, 87

HANNIBAL, NY – Helen (Locke) Hall, 87, of Hannibal, passed away in the arms of her family on Saturday December 12, 2015.

Born in Fabius, NY, she was one of six children of Charles and Lizzie Locke.

She is survived by two sons and their wives, Randall (Patricia) and Douglas (Barbara), their children Melissa, Christopher, Melanie, and Lisa, and her great-grandchildren Olivia, Lila and Ava.

Helen attended high school in Fabius and went on to study nursing at Morrisville Technical Institute and graduated with her Associates in Practical Nursing in 1950.

She worked the majority of her career as an LPN and charge nurse at Harr-Wood Nursing Home in Oswego.

Through the years, she was an active member at the Hannibal United Methodist Church, was a member and past president of the United Methodist Women, and was a recipient of the UMW Mother of the Year award.

In her later years, she was a very active member of the senior group known as the Sterling Silver Swingers and helped organize their monthly trips to regional areas of interest.

She was also a member and matron of the Order of the Eastern Star for several years.

Helen was beloved by her family and friends, adored spending time with her great-granddaughters and was known for her loyalty, honesty, and good sense of humor.

Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal, with services to immediately follow.

A graveside ceremony will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hannibal Village Cemetery in Hannibal.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.