Rochester, NY - Helen Thomas Egner, 83, of 216 Crosman Terrace passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Brightonian Nursing Home in Rochester following a brief illness. She was born November 26, 1930 in Wellsville the daughter of the late William and Mary (Fink) Thomas. She was married to Richard J. Egner who predeceased her on June 8, 2002.
Helen was raised in Wellsville and moved to Rochester in 1956. She was employed as a registered nurse in the maternity ward of the former Genesee Hospital in Rochester.
She is survived by two brothers, William (Ann) Thomas of Leesburg, Florida and Noel (Patricia) Thomas of Charlotte, North Carolina as well as several nieces & nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, (July 29, 2014) at 11:00am in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.