Helen Coates

Obituary of Helen Louise Coates

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Helen Louise Coates of Warwick, NY, entered into rest on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Schervier Pavilion, Warwick.  She was 90.  Helen was married to Jesse Mars Coates who passed away in August 2011.


The daughter of the late Karl Schneider and Louise M. Renner, she was born on December 23, 1930 in Montgomery, NY.


Survivors include 2 daughters, Nancy Porambo (Robert) of Bethlehem, PA; Kathleen Henry of Peralta, NM, 2 sons, Carl Thomas Coates of Roscoe, NY, and James Coates (Catherine) of Warwick; grandchildren, Robert Porambo, Jessica Hurd (Paul), Michael Henry (Carrie), Jacqueline Reed, Paul Henry, Tracy Montz (Matthew), Kristy and Kelly Coates, Laura and Jarvis Coates; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Rudy Schneider; Sister, Louise Perna (Carmen); sisters-in-law; Colleen Schneider, Alice Coates & Nellie Freeborn; brother-in-law, Elmer Coates.


Predeceased by son-in-law, Frank Henry; brothers-in-law, Herbert Quackenbush, Thomas Coates and Tom Freeborn; sisters-in-law, Gladys Quackenbush, Madelaine and Laura Coates; Cleta and Mary Schneider; along with brothers, Walter and Kurt Schneider.


A graveside service will be held 10AM Wednesday, June 2nd at the Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, NY. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sugar Loaf United Methodist Church, PO Box 95, Sugar Loaf, NY 10981 or to the Raymond Hose Company, 200 West Street, Warwick, NY 10990.

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