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Helen Fuehrer Zupko

By T.J. Woodward

Helen Fuehrer Zupko a long time resident of Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehab, died July 29th. She was 90. Born January 5, 1921 in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Augustive and Harriett (Schultz) Fuehrer. Helen loved books, making up poems, animals and her garden. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were a joy in her life. Also preceding her in death are her loving husband John R. Zupko (2002), sisters Dorothy (Angelo) Alfano; Marion (Robert) Barrett; great-granddaughter Madeline Connelly.

She is survived by her only child Linda (Richard Scharet) Connelly of Castile; grandchildren David (Shelley) Connelly of Perry; Casey (Daniel) Wolcott of Perry; Daniel (Tina) Connelly of Gibsonton, FL; Carey (Shannon) Cartwright of Warsaw; 9 great-grandchildren McKensie, Taylor Connelly; Jennah, Jayden, Jordyn Wolcott; Jon, David Connelly; Peyton and Parker Cartwright.

Services will be private with burial at Glenwood Cemetery in Perry. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or your local SPCA. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

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