Helen  Joslin

Obituary of Helen Amelia Joslin

Helen Amelia Joslin, 101½, of Coburg Village, beloved wife of over 76 years of Harold Clarence Joslin who passed on Feb. 25, 2015, peacefully entered into eternal life at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

Born in Amsterdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Walter W. and Ethel Helen Tabor Yates and was a graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School in Amsterdam.

Mrs. Joslin was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Helen was a founding member of Christ Community Reformed Church in Clifton Park and the Stillwater Block House in Stillwater. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels in Saratoga County and at the Stillwater Historical Society.

Devoted mother of Richard (Dorothy) Joslin of N. Ft. Myers, FL, Roberta (Anthony) Riservato of Cohoes, Douglas (Terry) Joslin of Ballston Lake, Melissa (Randall Harris) Joslin of Castleton, Alan (Mary Ellen) Joslin of Ballston Lake and the late Charlotte Buckman and the late Diane Gabriels. She was the sister of the late Gertrude Piper and the late Jane Jordan. Helen is also the “Grandma Helen” and “Grammy” to 16 cherished grandchildren and 15 adored great grandchildren and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Christ Community Reformed Church, 1010 RT-146, Clifton Park, NY 12065, by Rev. Dr. Johan Bosman.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 RT-9 in Clifton Park on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Interment will be held in the Perth Cemetery, Perth.

Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to Christ Community Reformed Church (address above), in memory of Helen A. Joslin.

Helen’s family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Concepts of Health Care for their devoted and loving care and assistance.

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, October 11, 2019
Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton, New York, United States
(518) 371-5454


10:00 am
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Christ Community Reformed Church
1010 Route 146
Clifton Park, New York, United States


12:15 pm
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Perth Center Cemetery
1855 Co Rd 107
Amsterdam, New York, United States
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