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June 18, 2014

Helen Shillieto

Helen Shillieto

BURLINGTON — Helen Shillieto, 85, of Burlington, was called home to the Lord on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Chase Nursing Home, New Berlin.

She was born Sept. 28, 1928, in Huntington, L.I., the daughter of Carl and Ellen Maria (Madsen) Green.

She married Stanley Shillieto June 26, 1948.

Helen was a farmer’s wife, raising cows and chickens. She was a member of the Otsego County Women’s Republican Club and the First Baptist Church of Burlington, where she had served as church clerk for many years. Helen enjoyed her flowers, her many friends and the Busy Bee Quilting Club. She was loved by her family and community.

Her children, Gordon William Shillieto, Mark Carl Shillieto, Linda Marie Misencik; and grandchildren, Michael and Stephanie Shillieto, John James and Joshua David Misencik, survive Helen.

She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley, in 2007, and her son David Stanley Shillieto in 1999.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 20, at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home in Edmeston with Pastor Barry Davis officiating.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the Burlington Green Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in Helen’s memory to the First Baptist Church of Burlington or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care.

Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston and condolences to the family may be left online at

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