NANUET, N.Y. — Nanuet resident Florence Helmke died on Sunday, May 15. She was 88.
She was born on May 12, 1928, to Robert and Emma Blumenberg.
She was a longtime employee of Lederle Laboratories.
Helmke was actively involved in the Pearl River Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Helmke is survived by her children Kevin and his wife, Joann, Karen and her husband, William, Joseph, and Janice, as well as nine grandchildren, 13 great-grand children, and four great-great grandchildren.
Helmke was predeceased by her son, Charles, and a grandson.
A private memorial will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Pearl River Seventh Day Adventist Church, 210 N. Middletown Road, Pearl River, NY 10965.
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