Helen (Baltich) Killmer

Helen Ann Killmer, a longtime Beacon resident, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was 83 years old.

Helen was born on October 13, 1935 in Cold Spring, NY and was the daughter of Nora and Mike Baltich. Helen married Robert David Killmer on October 13, 1956 in Cold Spring, NY and was happily married until his passing on April 26, 1975.

Helen was a graduate of Haldane High School in Cold Spring, NY and later attended the Krissler Business School in Poughkeepsie, NY. She worked at IBM and later became a loving caregiver to many children throughout the years.

Helen is survived by her five sons, Michael (Lisa) of Beacon; David (Maureen) of Henderson, Nevada; Robert (Jonell); Steven (ToniAnn) of Beacon; and Jeffrey of Newburgh, NY. She is also survived by her sister and best friend, Joan Serino; brother George Baltich (Jane); sister in law Shirley Baltich; brother in law Charles Killmer (Judy); sister in law Anne Adams (Bob); sister in law Judy Baltich; her beloved grandchildren: Michael Killmer (Maris); Craig Killmer (Arianna); Taylor, Sean (Jessica), Nicholas and Alyssa; her beloved great grandchildren: Kameryn, Bailei, and Carson, and many nieces and nephews.

Helen was predeceased by her husband Robert and her brothers Alex and Daniel Baltich.

Helen had a beautiful heart and soul towards everyone she ever met. She was a loving person, and her family was the pride & joy of her life. She was committed to her family, and she will forever be missed and never forgotten.

May Helen rest in peace with her family, friends, and the love of her life Robert.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 3-7 pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, where a Funeral Service will be held 11:00AM, Saturday, February 2, followed by interment in St. Joachim Cemetery, Beacon. To offer condolences, please visit: www.www.libbyfuneralhome.com

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  1. Tracy & Steve Pavlovic says:

    The Killmer families & Joan; we are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Helen has touched many many lives with her beautiful heart. Always had a smile on her beautiful face. She will never be forgotten. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you all. 🙏😇


    To Mike Killmer and family I would like to extend my deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mother. Mike, I remember your Mom taking us down to the family cinema so many times to see a movie and my Pop picking us up. Always remember her being very nice. My Mom passed a little over 4 years ago at age 82. We were both lucky to have them for so long! God Bless!

  3. Donna Cartelli Hurley says:

    I am so sorry for you loss to the family . Ms. Helen has left good memories on my heart from my younger years . She always had a smile on her face and a kind heart . My thoughts & prayers go out to the family .

  4. Mary Ann Wolfe says:

    To all of cousin Helen’s Family, We are truly saddened to hear about Helen’s passing, I remember her well, with her kind smile,gentle talk,and her love of family,Truly,a Beautiful women inside and out,my heart goes out to all 5 boys and there families.God Bless, RIP Dear Helen. Love, Mary Ann (Phillips ) & Bruce Wolfe Spring Hill, Fl. ( formally Beacon,N.Y.)

  5. Terry Billingsley says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out the the Killmer family.

  6. kimberley Bradley-Lennon says:

    The Baltich and Killmer Family~ We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers and with you all.

    Much love,
    The Lennon Family

  7. Angela Cirall DePaolo says:

    Helen Killmer was an amazing woman. She cared for so many children over the years and was like a grandmother to all of us. Her care and love was something I will never forget. She made you feel like you were part of her family and care for you just as she did her own grandchildren. She loved her boys more than anything in the world and I only hope I can be half the mother she was. Sending prayers and love to all of the Killmer’s during this difficult time.

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