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McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Monday August 10th, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Elmwood Hill Cemetery
Monday August 10th, 2020

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Helen DeLong Niemietz

Helen Lampros DeLong Niemietz, 90 passed away on August 7, 2020 at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn. Born in Troy, Helen was the daughter to the late Steven Lampros and Demetria Georges Lampros and the wife to the late Charles Niemietz.

Helen was a member of the Beta Sigma phi-NY Numaster Chapter, Philoptochos Society of St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church. She was a senior clerk for the New York State Department of Tax & Finance in Albany. Helen was loved by all who knew her, she loved to tell a joke to anyone and everyone, to make them smile and laugh. Her passions were her grandchildren, family, friends and garage sales.

Helen is survived by her children Andrew (Judy) DeLong of Nashville, Ward (Pat) DeLong of New Jersey and Leslie (Joseph III) McGill of Albany, her grandchildren Alexandra DeLong, Jordan DeLong and Joseph (Lauren) McGill IV, also survived several nieces and nephews and her lifetime friends Shirley Albert and Marianne Morin. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Niemietz, her son Steven DeLong and her former husband Clarence DeLong.

Family and friends are invited and may call from 11:00 am - 1:00 PM on Monday, August 10, 2020 at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, at the corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh, NY. Graveside service 1:30 pm on Monday following calling hours at Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy, with Reverend Emmanuel Mantzouris officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy, NY.

Please note that social distancing, masks and occupancy limitations in the funeral home are required. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the St. Peter’s Hospice Inn 310 South Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208 http://www.givetocommunityhospice.org/donate/ or Crazy Paws Dog Rescue, www.crazypawsdogrescue.com 80 Frederick Avenue, Albany, NY 12205. For online condolences please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com.

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Demo, thank you so much. My mom adored you kids and your mom.

Leslie Mcgill Aug 11 2020 12:00 AM

Leslie and Family, My condolences to you on the passing of your dear mom Helen. She was the kindest and caring person to me and my family. I hope the memories of happy times bring comfort to your hearts. Love, Mary Briscoe, Matt, Pam and Mike

mary briscoe Aug 10 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Andrew, Ward & Leslie:My deepest condolences to all of you on the passing of Helen. She was a very special person to me. I enjoyed all the times I spent with her when she lived on 4th Avenue in Watervliet having tea and listening to her jokes and just talking for hours. I know how much you will miss her but I'm sure all the memories you have of her will help you get through this. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.Love you all,Vicky Crucetti Carmello

Victoria M Carmello Aug 10 2020 12:00 AM

Andrew, Ward and Leslie.it was with great sadness that I said goodbye to your Mom this week. I will always cherish the special friendship we shared. I will miss our days of going to lunch and shopping. She would always tell me what great kids you were and about the wonderful things you all did for her. Rest in peace my friend until we meet again.Love,Marianne

Marianne Morin Aug 9 2020 12:00 AM

Andrew, Ward, Leslie,I will never forget your mothers sweet smile.She was a very caring good hearted lady.I can remember her and mother as two young mothers giggling away. She will always be close to you in your hearts. She is at peace now with our lord, her gardian angels and the others who have moved on before us.May her memory be eternal.Dimitrios Lambros May her m

Dimitrios Lambros Aug 9 2020 12:00 AM

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Pat Palmer Aug 9 2020 12:00 AM

Dearest Leslie and family, Helen was a lovely woman who shared many stories with me over the years. She loved her family and her church and I will remember her Always as a fixture in church during my childhood days. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. May her memory be eternal.

Florence Huban Suraci Aug 9 2020 12:00 AM

Andrew, Ward, Leslie and Family.Helen was such a sweet and kind lady and she will be missed. I have known her for almost my entire life. My Mother and Helen always had a special bond and talked almost daily in these past few years. Hold all your wonderful memories close to your heartsshe will always be with you. She is at peace now and I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all.Love ,Patty

Pat Palmer Aug 9 2020 12:00 AM