Helen Millar of Goshen, N.Y., dies at age 88


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Helen Millar of Goshen, N.Y., entered into rest on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Park Manor of Middletown, N.Y. She was 88.

Daughter of the late Peter and the late Angeliki (Kolovos) Contos, she was born March 28, 1931, in Middletown.

She was a 1949 graduate of Middletown High School. She was employed as a secretary for Clemson Brothers in Middletown, and subsequent to that was a library aide in the Goshen Middle School for many years.

Helen was also an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Arden Hill Hospital and served as their secretary for many years. She very much enjoyed that. She was a long-time resident of Goshen and had many friends in the community.

Helen was a member of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church.

She was also an avid golfer and enjoyed many years playing the game with her husband and their friends. She was an avid lover of music and had a passion for dancing.

Helen was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Robert (Rocky) Millar; and her brother, James Contos.

She is survived by her children, Cynthia Forsythe of Goshen, Susan Millar of New York City, Robert Millar and his wife, Barbara, of Marietta, Ga., and Georgine Hendricks and her husband, Christopher, of Goshen; five grandchildren, Morgan and Kyle Millar, and Brooke, Tyler and Blake Hendricks; and three step-grandchildren, whom she treated as her own, Kelly, Kristy, and Amy.

Visitation was held July 9 at Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen. A Funeral Mass was held July 10 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, Middletown. Burial was to be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, Middletown.



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