Helen G. VanTassel


Helen G. VanTassel, 58, Co. Rt. 13, died Sunday October 8, 2017 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY.

Born on May 21, 1959 in Alexandria Bay, NY, she was a daughter of John M. and Eva R. Gilchrist Angus. She was a 1978 graduate of LaFargeville High School.

Helen married Thomas VanTassel of Theresa, NY at her parents home in LaFargeville, NY on June 30, 1990.

She worked as an assembler for Northland Electric, Watertown, NY for a time before starting daycare in her home.

Helen enjoyed knitting, bingo and playing cards.

Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Tom; a step-son, Leslie VanTassel, Watertown, NY; a grandson, Shawn VanTassel; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Shirley and Jack Vandewalker, FL, Sharon LaMora and her companion Larry, NC, Cindy and Charles Gillette, LaFargeville, NY, Linda Kelly, LaFargeville, NY; five brothers and five sisters-in-law, John and Lucy Angus, Dexter, NY, Fred and Betty Angus, LaFargeville, NY, Tom and Jean Angus, LaFargeville, NY, Lewis and Yvonne Angus, LaFargeville, NY, Mike and Tina Angus, Clayton, NY; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her parents and a nephew, Paul Angus, and a brother-in-law, John Kelly died before her.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY. There will be no calling hours or funeral. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville, NY at a later date.

Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.