CHRIST - Helene (nee Draxler), 94, on January 15, 2016 Loving wife of the late George E. Christ, owner of the first plumbing supply in New Hyde Park. Born in Slovakia on April 19, 1921 where she was a displaced victim of WWII. Married for nearly 50 years to George she was a strong supporter of all his endeavors. Helene was knowledge-able about so many things including art, opera & religious civilizations especially Egytpian history & Presidents of the United States. She touched the lives of so many neighbors & friends that although she had no children she was the adoptive "Mother" & "Grand-mother" to over 15 of her children. Friends may visit Tuesday 2-4:30 & 9:30 at New Hyde Park Funeral Home, 506 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park, NY. Funeral Wednesday, 9 AM at the Funeral Home. Interment at Calverton National Cemetery Calverton NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Katie McBride Foundation at www.katiemcbridefoundation.org.
Published in Newsday on Jan. 17, 2016
Tuesday 01/19/16 from 2:00pm-4:30pm & 7:00pm-9:30pm
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY
Calverton National Cemetery 210 Princeton Blvd, Calverton, NY
Family to meet at New Hyde Park Funeral Home at 9am for 10am departure