Helga M. Stone


Johnstown – Helga M. Stone, age 93, of Johnstown, NY, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, NY.
Born on February 20, 1929, in Vienna, Austria, she was daughter to the late Heinrich and Anna Skurek.
In 1954, she came to America aboard The Georgic. After arriving in America, she traveled to Johnstown to be with her sister and family, where she then met and married her loving husband, Robert H. Stone, on October 15, 1955, who preceded her in passing on January 21, 1976.
Helga was a seamstress at Jules T. Garfall and Perrone Leather for many years. She was also an employee of Knox Gelatin and Johnstown Knitting Mill. She enjoyed yard work, gardening, bird watching, and the casino.
Helga is survived by her daughters, Arlene Elzenbeck (Eric), Linda Dingman (Ken); her grandchildren, Erica Elzenbeck, Robert Dingman (Liz), Laura Dingman; and her nephew, Mark Kilmer.
In addition to her parents and husband, Helga is predeceased by her sister, Gertrude Kilmer, and nephew, Richard Kilmer.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Fern Dale Cemetery, Johnstown, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Helga’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 E Main Street, Johnstown, NY. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.

By LH Staff

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