Mrs. Helen Starks Behan – 89

MECHANICVILLE – Mrs. Helen Starks Behan, 89, of Bennington Ave., died Wednesday, Dec. 12th at Samaritan Hospital, Troy, after a brief illness.

Born in Riverside, May 29, 1923, daughter of the late James and Josephine Dymon Starks, she was educated and lived in Mechanicville all her life.

A homemaker who years ago had worked for the Mechanicville Housing Authority and before that for Harold Holt Assoc. of Albany.

A longtime member of the Mechanicville Home Bureau, loved crafts and enjoyed the Racino and Foxwoods trips.  A Member of the Assumption-St. Paul Church, Helen was small in stature but had a large caring heart for everyone, especially her granddaughter.


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