Helen R. VanPatten


Helen R. VanPatten 87, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021. She was born in Ticonderoga, NY on December 25, 1933 to Frederick and Edna Bougor.

Helen was an active member of the Ballston Area Seniors. She was a member of their Bowling Team and Chorus. Helen also was in charge of the Pickin’ Sessions at the Senior Center.

She was predeceased by her husband Raymond VanPatten and 14 siblings. Helen is survived by her daughters Kelly Bauer (John Bartczak) and Colleen VanPatten; grandchildren Josh Bauer (June TenEyck), Katie Merrifield, and Nathan VanPatten; great grandson Kody TenEyck Bauer; siblings Josephine Bougor, Annette Burroughs, Judy Swinton (Wally), and Christine Swinton (Lonnie); and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, June 12 from Noon to 2pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will be held at 2pm. Burial will follow in Powell Wiswall Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Helen to Community Emergency Corp, Thompson Street, Ballston Spa.

Guest Book

Daisy Porter Connor

I have fond memories of going to her house when I was a kid.
Always looked forward to seeing her, when I come up to visit my Aunt Ella.

With deepest sympathy,
Daisy Porter Connor

Carol Drozdyk

I live at the same apartment complex as Helen. I had the good fortune to get a unit next to hers. As neighbors I got to see her often. It has been a privilege getting to know her. I always enjoyed your company Helen, your smile, your good heart. A beautiful soul. I will miss you. The world is a better place from your existence. Love and peace to you Helen and to all who love you. Namaste.

Linda Worley

You are missed. Your smile and kind heart will always be something I remember. We love you.

Cynthia AH Roberts

Aunt Helen you will be missed. You always made me feel welcome. God bless you and your family. Thank you for being "Aunt" Helen to me.

Sharon Quinn

My dear friend and fellow crafter! She always put a smile on my face! I will miss her dearly!

Emma Coney

Prayers going up for you and yours.

Francine Dudka

My dear friend and mentor. Taught me how to make bread!