Helen Milam

OSWEGO, NY – Helen Milam, a resident of Hannibal, Friday May 2, 2014, at home.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Thomas; daughters, Laura (Greg) Warren of Southwest Ranches, Fla., Sharon Furletti of Ovid, NY and Deborah Gilman of Connecticut; grandchildren, Gina Warren, Lance Warren and Julian Gilman.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Kathleen.

Helen was a past-exalted ruler of the Oswego Elks Lodge.

Helen’s love for animals made her a mark for every stray cat around. Helen campaigned tirelessly for environmental issues.

Calling hours will be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Oswego County Humane Society, at 265 W. First St., Oswego, NY.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com