Helen A. VanKleek, 84, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on May 2, 2017 at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. She was born on April 23, 1933 in Poughkeepsie, NY, the daughter of John & Helen Stofa Harvan. She was a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School and attended St. Peter's Church.
Helen married William VanKleeck on February 2, 1965 in St. John the Baptist Church, Poughkeepsie, NY. He predeceased her on April 22, 1998. Helen retired from the N.Y.S. Dept of Transportation as a Secretary in their Poughkeepsie Location. She was also employed as a Part-time Cashier at OTB in Poughkeepsie and also worked at IBM in Poughkeepsie.
Survivors include her son: William J.(Patricia E.) VanKleek and daughter: Patricia A.(Kevin) P. Connor both of Poughkeepsie, NY. Other survivors include her grandchildren: Kayleigh M. VanKleeck, Christopher P. Connor and cousins: Regina DuBraski and Elizabeth Moloney.
Visitation is Friday, May 5, 2017, 5-7:30PM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H., Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Services will be at 7:30PM in the Funeral Home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at a later date. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com