November 25, 2010
Helen L. McNamara, 97; formerly of Fulton died Thursday, November 25th at her granddaughter’s home in Etna, NY. She was born in Antwerp, NY to the late Daniel and Mildred (Quenelle) LaClair. Mrs. McNamara was a longtime resident of Fulton, NY. She worked for Sealright prior to working for Nestles Co., Fulton. Mrs. McNamara retired from Nestles after working as a secretary for 30 years. She was an avid bowler for many years. Mrs. McNamara was pre-deceased by her husband James McNamara in 1986. She is survived by her daughter Paula (Robert) Brackett of Freeville, NY; 2 grandchildren: Elizabeth (Robert) Sprankle, Rebecca (Kenneth) Pixley, 9 great grandchildren: Makayla Pixley, Annette Cuthbert, Anthony Reich, Kenneth Pixley Jr., Abigail Pixley, Gabriel Pixley, Jacob Pixley, Katherine Sprankle, and Isabelle Pixley, several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, and 11:30 AM in Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. Donations may be made to: Gideon’s International PO Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-0800 or Hospice of Ithaca 172 East Knight Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.