SAUGERTIES…. Helen E. Hally, 92, of Ulster Ave. died Sunday May 10, 2020 at the Ten Broeck Center. She was born on November 21, 1927 in W. Hempstead, NY the daughter of the late Charles and Maria Thiemsen. A Saugerties resident for many years she owned and operated with her second Husband, George “Gary” Gehring the “Community Service Station” on Partiton St. in what is now “Stella’s Station.” After her retirement she was employed by the Saugerties Post Star and Town of Saugerties Police Department.
Helen was predeceased by her first husband, William Hally and second, George Gehring Sr.; son, William "Billy" Hally; son in law, Larry Benson; step daughter, Mariann Krum; step son in law, Edward Krum; step daughter in law, Jill Gehring; brother in law, Lt. Col. Edmund Burhans; step grandson, Michael Krom and great grandson, Dakoda Hally.
Survivors include her sister Marianne Burhans; children, Mary Elizabeth (Steven) Dunbar, Kathleen (Larry) Benson, Jeannette (Thomas) DiSimone, Susan (Mario) Rutella, Lisa (Robert) Mayone, Timothy (Kei) Hally; daughter in law, Barbara (William) Hally; step children, George, Jr. and Robert Gehring; grandchildren, Steven, Scott, Elizabeth Eller and Sara Dunbar, John, Adam, Brandy and Chad Benson, Kathleen O’Connor, Jeannette Albright, Amy, Luke, Michael, Brian, William, Joseph, Matthew and Steven Hally, Serena and Joseph Rutella, Chloe and Tanner Mayone; step grandchildren, Bobbi Craft, Gretchen Gehring, Bobby Gehring, Elizabeth Purcell, Kathleen Fisher, Mariann Discalfani and Buddy and Joseph Krum; 37 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In the interest of public safety and the mandates by the Governor of NYS her visitation and funeral service will be held privately with burial in the Blue Mt. Cemetery. A Service of Remembrance will be held at a later time. Family suggests donations in her memory be made to the Saugerties Public Library, the Saugerties Animal Shelter or Ten Broeck Commons Nursing Home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. Of John & Lafayette Sts., Saugerties. Further obituary information and expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com
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