MECHANICVILLE - Helen Eva (Speanburg) Oliver passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at her granddaughter's residence with her loving family at her side. She was 91.
Born on August 21, 1922 in Valley Falls, daughter of the late Earl and Eva (Cross) Speanburg.
During World War II, Helen worked 7 days a week for Behr Manning in Watervliet while her husband, the late William C. Oliver served in the armed forces as a Bombardier overseas. After her employment during the war, she worked as a mail clerk at Geier and Blum in Troy.
Relatives and friends may call from 5-8pm on Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes, 173 Main Street, Schaghticoke. Funeral service will be conducted at 10am on Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, Schaghticoke.
Memorial contributions in Helen's name may be made to the Mechanicville-Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk, C/O Joyce DiVirgilio, 270 South Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118.
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