WEST HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. -- Helen V. Piperato Michella, 88, of West Haverstraw, died Oct. 25.
She was born Oct. 30, 1927. She was a lifelong resident of West Haverstraw in the home where she was born and raised for 88 years.
She was employed and retired from the North Rockland School District. She was a parishioner of St Peters Church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, especially word search and needle work. She loved to walk 3 miles a day.
She is survived by her husband, Frank; daughter, Gail M. and son-in-law, Billy Bishop; and sister, Elizabeth Skene.
Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Thursday at the George M. Holt Funeral Home, 50 New Main St., Haverstraw. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St Peters and St Mary’s Church. 115 Broadway, Haverstraw. Interment will follow at the Frederick Loescher Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Brick Church Road, New Hempstead.
Memorial donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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