Helen M. Higgs, age 87, formerly of Porter Avenue, Fredonia, NY, died Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Chautauqua County Home.
She was born in Brocton, NY, on February 19, 1927, the daughter of the late Claude and Esther (Sprague) Higgs. An area resident all of her life, she was a 1944 graduate of Dunkirk High School and was employed as a secretary at Alco Products and SUNY Fredonia. Helen was a member of the Fredonia Baptist Church.
Surviving is her nephew, William Mourer of Gillette, Wyoming and friends, Angela Lamattina of Dunkirk and Andy Ludwig of Fredonia.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Henry Higgs and her sister, Marian Higgs Mourer.
There will be no funeral service. Memorials may be made to the Fredonia Baptist Church on Church and Temple streets, P.O. Box 322, Fredonia, NY 14063. Arrangements by the Newman Funeral Home, Inc.