M. Youngs, 37, of Grove Street, Gouverneur, passed away
Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Claxton Hepburn Hospital in Ogdensburg.
She was admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse after being
stricken ill at work at Jefferson Community College the
first week of December 2016.
The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Reed &
Benoit Funeral Home, 632 State St., Watertown, with Pastor
Mark Strader officiating. Burial
will be in the Brownville Cemetery.
Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at the
Born March 30, 1979, in Watertown, a daughter to Charles
Morin and Sharon Hopseker, she was educated at Gouverneur
She has been employed for 14 years in the facilities
department at Jefferson Community College, and was employed
at the time of her passing.
Helena enjoyed celebrating the holidays especially
She loved spending time with her nieces and nephews
who she considered her children.
She is survived by her husband, David, Gouverneur; a
step-daughter, Sue Anne Youngs and grandson, Isaiah McCoy,
both of Massena, both mother and step-father, Sharon and
Leonard Zaffarano, Gouverneur; grandfather Warren Hopseker,
Chaumont; Brothers and sisters , Kimberly Denicola and James
Denicola both of North Carolina; Candy Eaddy, Texas; April
Parris, Gouverneur; Terri Bornheimer, Wisconsin; Sharon
Anderson, Texas and Tanna Davis, Gouverneur;
Charles Weston ,Pillar point, Mary Weston Lasage,
Chaumont, Alice Kerr, Dexter, Sandra Roshia, Watertown,
Terri Maali, Massachusetts ,
Ricky Greenfield, Carthage, Sherry Foley ,Florida ,
and Mary Evju ,Massachusetts , 3 step brothers Leonard and
Jeremy Zaffarano both of Wyoming,
Kendall Ross of NYC; many nieces, nephews, great
nieces and great nephews.
She was predeceased by her father, Charles Morin.
Contributions may be made to her husband David Youngs .
may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral
Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.