Helen Kinch

Helen E. Kinch (Koch)

Monday, March 22nd, 1937 - Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Waterloo – Helen E. Kinch, 82, of Rt. 96, Waterloo, NY passed away, Thursday, November 21, 2019, at her home.

There will be no prior calling hours and burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Columbkille Cemetery in the spring of 2020. If desired, contributions may be made in Helen’s name to: Beverly Animal Shelter, 50 E, River Rd, Waterloo, NY 13165

Helen was born in Geneva, NY on March 22, 1937 to John and Wilma (Jorgensen) Koch. She was a lifelong resident of the Seneca Falls and Waterloo area and a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls. She had been employed by Guaranteed Parts of Seneca Falls, NY and was a former member of the Seneca Falls American Legion Auxillary. Helen was a huge basketball and football fan. In her earlier years, Helen enjoyed Bowling and most recently, she enjoyed visiting the casino and playing the slots, but most of all, Helen loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by:
2 – Sons – Robert O’Connor, Auburn, NY
William (Sandra) O’Connor, Westbend, N.C.
1 – Stepson – Mark Kinch, Chaparrel, N.M

1 – Daughter – Terry O’Connor Gagliano, Canandaigua, N.Y.
1 – Son-in-law – John Gagliano

8 – Grandchildren – James (Tiffany) O’Connor
Matthew (Danielle) O’Connor
Jason Gagliano
Kali (Andrew) Gagliano Vleck (Andrew) Vleck
Ronald Nucci
Rhonda Tighe
Krista Gagliano Taylor
Laura Gagliano

Several Great Grandchildren

Special friends: Wilma Ertel, Betty Powers, Sue Chyrywaty and Eileen Flock

And several nieces and nephews

Besides her parents, Helen was predeceased by her First husband, James E. O’Connor; her second husband, Ward Kinch, one brother, Richard Koch, and her step grandchild, Samuel Kinch.

Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY.

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    St. Columbkille Cemetery
    133 East Bayard Street
    Seneca Falls, New York 13148
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There will be no prior calling hours. Burial will be in St. Columbkille Cemetery in the spring of 2020.


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