Mrs. Helen Agnes Denaker Sorel
- July 4, 1924 - April 1, 2012
- Troy, New York
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“Dave, Nadine and Johnny,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have had some issues myself over this past year and a half and especially few weeks...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Joe Rouse - Cambridge, NY
“BRUCE I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS AND I AM SORRY FOR YOUR SORROW
IF YOU NEED ME I WILL BE HERE TODAY ALWAYS AND TOMORROW
HELEN WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Janet Lever - Troy, NY
“Bruce, Tina and Family,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom.
Our sincerest sympathy and prayers are with you.
She is in a better place...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Dave and Jennie Blackburn - Troy , NY
“so sorry for your loss your mom was a wounder person
4 of 17 | Posted by: cathy lanhdon lemay - troy ny , NY
“Bruce, Tina & family
I am sorry to hear of your loss. It is hard losing a loved one but harder to watch them suffer, so I hope you find peace know...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Darla - Cherry Plain, NY
“I feel a warmth around me
like your presence is so near,
And I close my eyes to visualize
your face when you were here,
I endure the times we...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Tina B Sorel - Greenwich, NY
“For a Mother who has died
Dear Lord, relying on your promises to us, I turn to you in trust that my mother is with you and that she is enjoying...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Bruce E Sorel - Greenwich, NY
“Dave & Punky, so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending our condolences and prayers
8 of 17 | Posted by: Pat and Tim Hayner - NY
“So sorry to hear about your loss Dave and Punky.You are in our thoughts and prayers.If there is anything we can do please feel free to let us know.
9 of 17 | Posted by: Bonnie and terry Hasstings - NY
“WILL ALWAYS BE THERE FOR U...
10 of 17 | Posted by: dee sweeney - Eagle Bridge, NY
“Dave & Punky our thoughts and Prayers are with u and your family at this time of loss.Dave You know that your mom will always be with u and letting...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: dee sweeney - white creek, NY
“Charlie, Dave, Bruce and other family memebers,
I'm so deeply saddened by the loss of your mother. My condolences to you all, your mother was a...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Monica (Lozo) Cayton - San Jose, CA
“Artie, Charlie, Dave and Bruce,I am so sorry for the passing of your mom she was a wonderful person. I wish I could make it to pay my respects but...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Muckle - Troy, NY - friend
I'm gonna miss you. I'll be thinking of you always. Your in a good place now, no more pain and suffering. You will be missed by everyone. I...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jamie Seymour - Troy, NY
“Dear Dave & Punky
So sorry for your loss. Our Prayers are with you.
Love Debbie & Dennis
15 of 17 | Posted by: Debbie & Dennis Searles - NY
“My sympathy goes out to your whole family. I have such fond memories of your mother and father. My thoughts and prayers are will you all.
17 of 17 | Posted by: James A. Steen - Clifton Park, NY
Troy Helen A. Sorel,87, a former Troy resident, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Saratoga Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the widow of Arthur F. Sorel, who died in 1978.
Born Friday, July 4, 1924 in Troy, the daughter of Charles S. and Anna R. (Mallen) Denaker, she was a graduate of St. Patrick's Catholic High School.
Helen was a devoted wife and mother. She loved to cook and enjoyed feeding people. Gardening was a favorite pastime as was "garage sale-ing" with her sister Anna Mae.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church on 5th Avenue for many years.
Helen moved to Easton, NY eighteen months ago, where she was lovingly cared for by her son Bruce and family.
A grandson and four siblings predecease her.
Survivors include four sons, Arthur F. Sorel (Christine) of Hoosick Falls, Charles Sorel of Petersburg, David P. Sorel (Nadine) of White Creek and Bruce E. Sorel (Tina) of Easton; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Denaker of East Greenbush, a devoted godchild, Terry John Steen of Troy and many nieces, nephews and their families.
Friends and family are invited to call on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Ackley & Ross Funeral Home, 73 West Main Street, Cambridge, NY, from 4 to 7 PM.
A service will be held on Wednesday, April 4, at 9 AM at the funeral home with burial following at St. Peter's Cemetery, Troy.
For those wishing to remember Helen in a special way the family suggests donations be made to either: American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org or American Cancr Society at www.cancer.org.