Obituaries

Sally Wallace
B: 1925-07-19
D: 2018-04-18
View Details
Wallace, Sally
Henry Clemens
B: 1924-06-25
D: 2018-04-09
View Details
Clemens, Henry
Howard Nelson
B: 1932-03-29
D: 2018-03-19
View Details
Nelson, Howard
Edward Simms
B: 1921-03-12
D: 2018-03-19
View Details
Simms, Edward
Gilbert DuBois
B: 1918-06-25
D: 2018-03-16
View Details
DuBois, Gilbert
Glenn Pike
B: 1927-05-12
D: 2018-03-02
View Details
Pike, Glenn
Anthony D'Ambra
B: 1947-12-09
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
D'Ambra, Anthony
Kristi Miller
B: 1951-10-13
D: 2018-02-17
View Details
Miller, Kristi
Edward Clemens
B: 1922-05-21
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Clemens, Edward
Jon King
B: 1939-06-11
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
King, Jon
George Banks
B: 1933-06-28
D: 2018-01-27
View Details
Banks, George
John Hanley
B: 1936-10-29
D: 2018-01-22
View Details
Hanley, John
Aaron Higgins
B: 1980-01-11
D: 2018-01-18
View Details
Higgins, Aaron
Doris Curry
B: 1924-05-08
D: 2018-01-09
View Details
Curry, Doris
Janette DeLaVernge
B: 1927-10-11
D: 2018-01-02
View Details
DeLaVernge, Janette
Marcia Barber
B: 1947-06-20
D: 2017-12-20
View Details
Barber, Marcia
Olive Ruth Bedford
B: 1943-01-16
D: 2017-12-10
View Details
Bedford, Olive Ruth
Patricia MacIntyre
B: 1933-07-07
D: 2017-12-07
View Details
MacIntyre, Patricia
Betty Pospesel
B: 1924-08-12
D: 2017-12-07
View Details
Pospesel, Betty
Crissa Gilbert
B: 1966-01-05
D: 2017-11-19
View Details
Gilbert, Crissa
Justin Randall
B: 1932-09-18
D: 2017-11-17
View Details
Randall, Justin

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
3068 Main Street
CALEDONIA, NY 14423
Phone: 585-538-6500
Fax: 585-538-2669
Helen O'Donoghue
In Memory of
Helen B. O'Donoghue (Brand)
1918 - 2017
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Alhart Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Helen B. O'Donoghue (Brand)

Helen B. O'Donoghue (Brand)
Helen B. O’Donoghue

Caledonia: November 1, 2017 at age 99. Predeceased by her husband, Gerald. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, James and Carole, Brian, Kevin and Lauren O’Donoghue; grandchildren, Michael (Beth), Jerry (Tammy), Kelley (Dave Greco), Ryan (Jodi), Tim (Maggie) O’Donoghue; 9 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Brand; many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Sunday 4-7pm at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St., Caledonia. Her Funeral Mass will be held Monday 10am at St. Martin De Porres Parrish, St. Columba Church, North St., Caledonia. Private Interment. Memorials may be made to Livingston County Catholic Charities, 34 East State St., Mt. Morris, NY 14510.

Helen was born on May 14th 1918 in Burke, NY to Walter and Mary Brand. She grew up on a farm with 9 brothers and sisters. After graduating from Utica State Hospital Nursing School in 1939, Helen worked in several different hospitals (labor and delivery) and as a home care nurse; finishing her career as a school nurse in the Huntington School District in 1984. She lived in Huntington until 2007, and moved to Caledonia to be closer to family.

Retirement did not slow Helen down. She was an Uber driver before there was Uber, driving her friends all over Long Island in her Honda Accord 5-speed. Volunteering and caring for others throughout her entire life, she cared for family members and friends when needed and delivering Meals on Wheels to “the old people” when she was in her 80s.

Helen had a very active social calendar, which included traveling the country with the Widows and Widowers, golf, bowling, going to concerts and plays in Heckscher Park, and many, many other activities. In fact, we were all thankful when she got an answering machine because she was never home.
Helen lived a very long and full life, touching so many lives and helping so many over her 99 years. She will be missed by so many. The world truly lost a shining star, but heaven is shining much brighter!

Order Flowers