Friday, January 22, 2021

Helen Winterhalter, 84

Belmont, NY - Helen Winterhalter, 84, of Milton Street, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. She was born in Tuckers Corners on October 7, 1936 the daughter of Clifford and Tillie (Quant) Whitney. On October 12, 1957 in St. Mary's Church, Belmont she married her husband of sixty-three years, Jack Winterhalter. 

Helen is a longtime resident of Belmont. She graduated from Belmont Central School, St. James' school of Nursing, and from Pediatrics at Buffalo Children's Hospital. Helen loved being a nurse, she was employed as a Public Health Nurse for Allegany County, and eventually retired from Angelica Central School after being their school nurse for many years. She belonged to Holy Family (formerly St. Mary's), The American Legion Auxiliary 808, and enjoyed bowling at Community Lanes. Helen was also an avid golfer, flower gardener, loved driving her ghetto cruiser, and loved the Boxer dog breed. 

She is survived by: her husband, Jack; a daughter, Mary Jo (Mike Trivisondol) Healy of Angelica; a son, Jeff (Christa Zenoski) Winterhalter of Belmont; eleven grandchildren, David Graves III, Amber Waasdorp, Megan Healy, Devan Healy, Chandel, Derek Winterhalter, Dylan Winterhalter, Alex Winterhalter, Joshua Winterhalter, Josh Graham, and Jacob Winterhalter; several great grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Whitney and Clifford “Bud” (Carol) Whiteny; a sister, Gene (Fred) Mott; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Helen was predeceased by a son, Greg Winterhalter (who is survived by Ellen Graham). 

Friends are invited to call on Friday, February 5 from 4 -6 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont. A private family Mass of Christian Burial will take place a later date with burial to follow in St. Marys Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to Amity Rescue Squad. To leave online condolences, please visit

1 comment:

  1. Our deepest condolences to the Winterhalter family.