Helen Synan

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States


10:30 am
Friday, August 3, 2018
St. Christopher's Church
7411 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Sylvia's Cemetery
Route 9G
Tivoli, New York, United States

Obituary of Helen Synan

Helen C Synan, 100, of Red Hook, NY, passed away on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at The Pines in Catskill, NY.

Born on January 24th, 1918, in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Lena Brennan.

A longtime resident of Flushing, NY, where she was a communicant of St. Andrew Avellino parish. She moved to Red Hook in 1988 with her husband Edward, and became communicants of St. Christopher's Church in Red Hook. Her husband predeceased her on September 8, 1998.

A wife and homemaker, Helen was celebrated among family and friends for her Christmas plum pudding and her Irish soda bread, which always made the tea taste better!

Helen is survived by her five sons; Edward and his wife Catherine of Palenville, NY, Timothy and his wife Maria of Putnam Valley, NY, Bro. Stephen W Synan, F.M.S. of New Orleans, LA, Francis and his wife Janet of Red Hook, NY, and Patrick and his wife Patricia of Mahopac, NY. Twelve grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, several nieces & nephews, and extended family also survive.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters; Mary Brennan and Bridget Brennan, and two brothers; Patrick and Stephen Brennan.

Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, August 3, 2018 at St. Christopher's Church, Red Hook, NY. Burial will be at St. Sylvia's Cemetery, Tivoli.

Memorial donations may be made in Helen's memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, PO Box 356, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.

For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.

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