POULTNEY - Helen E. Danielson, 95, passed away on January 21, 2013, at The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.
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She was born Helen E. Classon on March 12, 1917, and raised in Cedar Knolls, N.J.
She married Olav Danielson on March 8, 1937, and had a son, Daniel. Helen was a mother, homemaker and secretary/bookkeeper for her husband's floor contracting business from their home in Lebanon, N.J.
Helen was a dedicated Catholic and attended church as often as she could. She was active in the PTA and the Grey Ladies, a hospital volunteer group.
She enjoyed needlepoint and arts and crafts.
After Olav passed away in 1984, she moved to Poultney in 1985 to live with her son and daughter-in-law. There, she became active in the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Group.
She is survived by her son, Daniel and his wife Linda; three grandchildren, Cynthia Flagg of Rutland, Thomas Danielson of Bethel Park, Pa., and Christopher Danielson of Williams Township, Pa.; five great-grandchildren, Rachael Burmania of Addison, Vt., Jacob Burmania of Vergennes, Vt., Connor and Ian Danielson of Bethel Park, Pa., and Shaun Danielson of Williams Township, Pa.; also by one great-great-grandchild, Beau Barrous of Addison, Vt.
Helen had a boundless sense of humor; her life was dedicated to others. Everyone who knew her loved her; she will be greatly missed.
Services will be private and at the convenience of her family.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Roberts-Aubin Funeral Home.
Published in Rutland Herald from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2013