Rushford --- Helen Marie Alderman Lewis of 9065 Upper Street died Friday, May 15, 2020 in the Houghton Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was born on October 25, 1934 in Centerville, a daughter of the late Raymon and Shirley Covert Irish.
Helen attended the Rushford United Methodist Church and she was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Club. She was an officer for the Rushford Historical Society where she was in charge of the museum and she operated their ice cream stand during the Rushford Labor Day festivities.
She was also an avid crossword puzzle solver.
Surviving is a daughter, Donna McKeown of Lake Forest, California, three grandchildren, Michael (Sarah) McKeown of Boston, Mass., Megan Alderman of Florida, Matison Alderman of Florida, a brother, Bradley Irish of Friendship, two sisters, Brenda (Jerry) Whitmer of Rochester, Bonnie Irish of Machias and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by three children, Diane Alderman in 1955, Brian Alderman in 2000, Mark Alderman in 2013 and a brother, Wallace Irish in 1999.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be in White Cemetery, Rushford.
Memorials if desired to: Rushford United Methodist Church, PO Box 35, Rushford, NY 14777 or the Rushford Historical Society, PO Box 133, Rushford, NY 14777
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