1922 – 2017
Woodstock – Helena (Nickerson) Wiley, 94, of Underwood Rd., died Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Davis Place. She was the loving wife of the late Frank L. Wiley. Born in Broome Center, NY, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Grace (Barringer) Nickerson.
Mrs. Wiley worked as a secretary for Victor Central Schools in Victor, NY, and assisted her husband on their dairy farm. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, 4H Club, square dancing and especially spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Helena is survived by her daughters Janice M. Ross (James) of Goleta, CA; Barbara W. Smith (Richard) of Bozeman, MT; Deborah W. Rose of Victor, NY; Mary Lynn Jackson of Stanley, NY; and Kate W. Brien (Andy) of Woodstock, CT; her son Peter J. Wiley (Linda Manning) of Falls Church, VA; her sister Golda Jones of Leeds, NY; fifteen grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by many brothers and sisters.
Local arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd., Southington, CT 06489. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.