Tonawanda News


November 14, 2012

Helen M. Neilson

NORTH TONAWANDA — Helen M. Neilson (nee Bilicki), age 84, of North Tonawanda, November 13, 2012, in DeGraff Skilled Nursing Facility, after a brief illness. Helen was born in Maspeth, Long Island and was a long-time resident of North Tonawanda.

Beloved wife of Arthur Neilson for over 61 years. She was the sister of the late Martin Bilicki.  Dear friend of Laurette and Freddie Ortiz, Jason and Keri Ortiz, Jamie and Jennifer Ortiz, and Lisa and Joseph McBride.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Saturday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice.

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