Helene Simon Pfahl or Ã¢â‚¬Å“DeedoÃ¢â‚¬Â to her friends and family, of Fulton, passed away on Sunday, August 23rd having been in a coma since August 10, 2009.
Born in Ulmet Germany on September 24, 1919, she was the daughter of Rudolf and Matilda Simon. Helene had resided in Fulton since 1943. She was very active in supporting the local community, senior groups and State Street United Methodist Church. Helene enjoyed being active, participating in early Red Cross programs; as a Boy and Girl Scout Leader; as a member of the Fulton, Granby, Phoenix and Volney Senior Citizens as well as taking part in many Oswego County senior activities. She was also a member of the Fulton Historical Society and the Fulton Garden Club. Helene loved to travel and enjoyed organizing many senior citizen trips. Helene always showed a creative flair and a loving heart and was appreciated and loved by all.
Helene was predeceased by her husband, Otto W. Pfahl, Sr., who died in 2000. As the last of her familyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s generation she is survived by her daughters, Martha and Charlotte; her son, Otto, Jr.; nine grandchildren, Kelly, Hilda, Todd, Erik, Ritchie, Jann, Steven, John and Amber; ten great-grandchildren, Alexis, Natalie, Joshua, Kimberlee, Chelsea, Jonathan, Jordan, Michaelene, Benjamin and Allison; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 28th at State Street United Methodist Church, 357 State Street, Fulton. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. In lieu of flowers, contributions in HeleneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s memory may be made to State Street United Methodist Church, 357 State Street, Fulton, 13069.
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