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Helen Stewart

December 20, 1929 — May 2, 2023

Roscoe, New York

Helen Stewart

Helen Stewart of Roscoe, NY a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday May 2, 2023 at her beloved home/farm.  She was 93.

The daughter of the late James H. and Katie Stoesser Wilcox, she was born December 20, 1929 in Fremont, NY.

She and her husband Ken ran a successful dairy farm for over 40 years.  Her passion was touching the lives of the community through the Roscoe Presbyterian Church as a Deacon, Elder, choir member and organizer of the rummage sale, various luncheons, and the food pantry.  Helen especially enjoyed sewing, cooking, and baking(what grew in her garden and desserts) for family, friends and strangers. She had been a school teacher in the Pre-K program for over 20 years in the Roscoe Central School District.   She was a 4-H Leader and a Cub Scout Den Mother for several years.  Helen was also an avid election inspector for the Town of Rockland.

Survivors include her son, Gary Stewart and his wife Jean of Baldwinsville, NY; her daughters, Sharon Beuth and her husband Larry of Greene, NY and Bonnie Young and her husband Leigh of Riverhead, NY; her sister, Rose Hendrickson of Charleston, SC; three grandchildren, Michael Beuth and his wife Carol, Brianna Kaminski and her husband Theo and Sean Stewart; four great grandchildren, Sam, Aurora, Caleigh and Eva.

She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Stewart on May 5, 2022; one brother, Harry Wilcox and one sister, Shirley Bunt.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 9 am - 10:45 AM in the Harris Funeral Home Railroad Ave., Roscoe, NY. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 11 AM in the Roscoe Presbyterian Church, Old Route 17, Roscoe, NY.  Pastor Sharon Branning will officiate.

Burial will be Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 10 AM in the Riverview Cemetery, Roscoe, NY.

Memorial contributions in Helen's name may be made to the Roscoe Presbyterian Church C/O Debbie Kinne, P. O. Box 16, Roscoe, NY 12776.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave. Roscoe, NY 607-498-4929 or 845-439-5200 or

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

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