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Passed away on August 3, 2022, at the age of 96. Predeceased by her husband, Charles “Shep” Gordon; sisters, Sarah Lewis, Esther Levy and Dorothy Jacobson; and parents, Harry and Molly [Gebalovitch] Horwitz. Survived by her children, David (Renee Tawa) Gordon and Ruth (Alan) Miller; grandchildren, Jonathan Miller and Laura (Nadav) Caspi; nieces and nephews.

Helen was active in The Jewish Home Auxiliary, Hadassah, Congregation Beth Sholom Sisterhood and many other organizations.

Graveside Services will be held on WEDNESDAY August 10, 2022 at 11 AM in Franklin Street Cemetery (700 Chester Street, Elmira, New York 14904). CLICK HERE for a map to the cemetery. For those unable to attend in person, the service will be posted as soon as possible on our website for you to view. It will be available on the View Live Webstream page. IT WILL NOT BE STREAMED LIVE.

The family will sit Shiva on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 4 – 8 PM at Brighton Memorial Chapel (3325 Winton Road South, Rochester, New York 14623). CLICK HERE for a map to Shiva. 

Donations may be made to Congregation Beth Sholom (CLICK HERE to donate online), Molly Horwitz Caring Cart at the Jewish Home of Rochester (CLICK HERE to donate online) or Hadassah – Rochester Chapter (CLICK HERE to donate online) in Helen’s memory.

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