Helen A. Devereux

Ms. Helen A. Devereux

Port Jervis, NY and formerly of Queens, NY


Ms. Helen A. Devereux of Port Jervis, NY and formerly of Queens, NY died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at St. Joseph's Place, Port Jervis.  She was 81.

She was born May 21, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of the late James and Helen McDonald Devereux.

Helen worked as a Legal Secretary for a Law Firm in Manhattan, NY.

She was a member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church in Port Jervis.


A family statement read:  "Helen loved her family and was always helpful to them."


Surviving are:

Her loving sister Margaret DiSilvestro of Port Jervis, NY

12 nieces and nephews, including Doreen Vorce and her husband William, Robert DiSilvestro and his wife Janet, the Augustine and Devereux families.

Cousins: Madeline Longacker and her husband John and Mary McGurn and her husband Bill

She was predeceased by her brother, James Devereux and her sister Jeanne Augustine; aunts and uncles, Gerald and Katherine McDonald and Theresa and Joseph Gormley; Cousins, Eileen Adams, Kevin and Donald Gormley and Gerald McDonald.


Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis on
Monday, May 15, 2017 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm & 7:00pm – 9:00pm.


Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 with a 10am Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's R.C. Church, 46 Ball St., Port Jervis, NY with Rev. Matthew Newcomb officiating.


Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY.


Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society Of Port Jervis/Deerpark, Inc., 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191  For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com