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Helen E.  Frasier
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc
    PO Box 40
    Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
    795 E. Main St. Suite 11
    Cobleskill, NY 12043

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“Mrs. Frasier was all about teaching each of her students self confidence and self reliance. She was my "across Beards Hollow" neighbor for all of...Read More »
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“What a special lady, always had the utmost respect for her. She was gentle, kind, smart and witty. All the tributes I'd like to possess. May she rest...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Deb (Terpenning) Ingraham - NY

“She was one of my favorite teachers. She was a wonderful teacher. My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family. May God Bless ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Boynton Moffitt - NY

“Tish and Patrick - Please accept my condolences on the passing of your grandmother. Although I did not have the pleasure of knowing her personally,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Melody Brooker Palange

“One of the nicest women I've ever had the pleasure to play golf with, truly was a wonderful lady! ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Tia Proper Coleman - FL

“Lance, Sandy and family - so sorry to hear of mom's passing. To think of all the amazing things she saw and experienced in her 99 years, it's truly...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jamie Batcher - Guilderland, NY

“I had the privilege of meeting Helen for the first time several years ago and it was a wonderful experience. She was a warm and wonderful person and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: James Spraker - Mechanicville, NY

“I will always remember Helen's firm kindness as my teacher. She truly epitomized Everything about how life should be lived and other people treated....Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: George Konta - Richmondville, NY


Richmondville- Helen E. Frasier, 99, of Cross Hill Road, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness.

Born December 21, 1913 in Antwerp, NY, she was a daughter of William Pitt and Flora Elizabeth (McFee) Adderley.

Helen graduated from Cortland College and then began her teaching career. For thirty-two years she taught 5th grade, retiring from the former Richmondville Central School.

Helen was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cobleskill. She was a volunteer for the Cobleskill Hospital Auxiliary.

Helen was an avid golfer, playing regardless of rain or sunshine. She passionately played with many wonderful local ladies as a member of the Cobleskill Country Club.

In October of 1938 Helen married Aubrey D. Frasier and he predeceased her in December of 1962. She was also predeceased by her sister-in-law, Lillian A. Frasier, three brothers and five sisters.

Survivors include her children: Sandy (Al) Lory of Richmondville and Lance (Karen) Frasier of Cobleskill; five grandchildren: Darin Lory of Middletown, Tish Lory of Raleigh, NC, Tighe Lory and Deign Lory both of Richmondville, and Patrick Frasier of Howes Cave; and eight great-grandchildren.

Helen was a kind and generous person. She loved the special people - Cathy, Natasha, Kim, and Wanda, who gave her such wonderful care and companionship.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 138 Washington Ave., Cobleskill with Rev. Jeff L'Arch as celebrant. Family and friends are also invited to attend a period of visitation to be held at the church prior to mass from 12 PM to 1PM. Burial will be in Richmondville Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc, PO Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092 or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 795 E. Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.