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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Doris L. Helijas

1928 - 2021

Middleburgh

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Doris Lewis Helijas, formerly of State Route 30, died very peacefully, with her daughter at her side after a prolonged illness, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Discovery Village at the Forum in Fort Meyers, Florida.

Doris was born 92 years ago in the home of her parents, Seward and Rita Lewis of Fultonham, on October 14, 1928. 

Doris loved music from an early age and playing drums in the Middleburgh Central School band.  She graduated Valedictorian of her class in...

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Mary Barber Hamm

March 13, 2021 7:38 AM

Mark and Gail,  Your mother was such a positive and dedicated woman in our church. To put up with us for all those choir rehearsals every Wednesday, picking us up from our house, sitting in the cold church if someone didn't turn the heat on, and trying to harmonize with a variety of singers. Loved surprising her on her last Sunday with former members. Thinking of her fondly. 
 Mary Barber Hamm

Lorelle and Sylvia Van Houten

March 12, 2021 2:05 PM

Hi Gail and Mark! 
So sorry to hear about your mom. My mom is with me here in Oneonta and we were reminiscing about growing up with you all! We have such pleasant memories of your mom! 
Thinking of you at this time...

Leslie Hooper

March 9, 2021 8:38 AM

Gail and Mark,
    My sincere sympathy on the passing of your mother. My earliest memories of church involve your parents.  My love of church music started with your mom and continues still. She played the organ for our wedding 50 years ago.  She was a great lady.

Joseph king

March 8, 2021 9:25 PM

I always put a smile on your beautiful face when I called you mother dear. I will never find a pecan pie the way you have always made it for me. SIP mother dear. My sweet mother inlaw love you Joe

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