Helen Bunis

Helen Bunis of Narrowsburg, NY passed away on January 13, 2018 during a brief hospital stay at Catskill Regional Medical Center. She was 92.

The daughter of Alvin and Anna Stiene Holfeld, she was born on November 30, 1925 in Narrowsburg. Helen graduated from Narrowsburg Central School. She pursued her dream of going to New York City, where she earned a degree from Traphagen School of Fashion Design. She continued her career and passion for fashion as a buyer in the New York City Fashion District. This is where she met her husband. Helen and Melvin were avid world travelers, visiting places such as Germany, China, Russia and many other exotic locations.

Helen is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Melvin; her sister Ann Elizabeth (and brother-in-law Jay) Iberger of Mongaup Valley; and brother George of Narrowsburg and Sarasota, FL. Helen is survived by her loving son Alvin; her adoring grandson Sean Max and Kate Bunis; sisters Florence (Danny) Billard and Joan (Ronnie) Scheuren; and many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. at her beloved church St. Francis Xavier RC Church, 151 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764.

Cremation will follow mass at Maple Hill Crematory, Archbald, PA. Burial of her cremains will be at later date in St. Francis Cemetery next to her beloved husband.

Arrangements are under the care of the Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg. 845/252-3901

 

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