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Helen K (Kopf) Mackey

January 14, 1928 ~ September 4, 2020 (age 92)


Cobleskill- Helen K. Mackey, 92, passed away peacefully at The Weston County Manor in Newcastle, Wyoming with her daughter and son-in-law by her side on September 4, 2020.  Helen, previously a resident of Cobleskill, New York moved to The Manor in 2015 where she would be closer to family.

Helen was born to Otto and Wilhelmine Kopf on January 14, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY.  Helen married LeRoy Mackey on June 10, 1950 in Carlisle, NY.

Upon arriving in Cobleskill, Helen first worked at Harder Refrigeration as a secretary, then American Finance as an Administrative Assistant, and was the School Tax Collector for the former Cobleskill Central School and the merged Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School.  She was a lifetime member of Zion Evangelical Church and the Red Hat Society.   

She will always be remembered in the hearts of her of her loving family consisting of her daughters, Barbara (Tim) Almy of Custer, SD and Linda Haverly of Hill City, SD;  sister Matilda Stokes of Ft. Pierce, FL; grandchildren, Jeff (Rebecca) Almy, Ian Haverly and Kyle Haverly; her great-grandchildren, Piper and Axl Almy, Brody, Karter and Alayna Haverly and many nieces and nephews.

Helen was predeceased by her parents and husband.

Due to the COVID Pandemic, as memorial service will be held at a later date.  Please watch for the announcement on the webpage.

Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Helen’s name may do so to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm Street, Cobleskill, NY  12043.


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