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Janice Celina Helmer


The funeral for Janice Celina Helmer will be 11:00am Wednesday, March 26th, at the Airport Christian Fellowship Church, Dexter. Spring burial will be held in the Dexter Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be Tuesday, March 25th 4:00pm – 7:00pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

Janice died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse on Thursday, March 20th. She was 55 years old.

She was born in Watertown on January 3rd, 1959, a daughter to Ernest and Evelyn Lamora-Chase Aubin. She graduated from General Brown High School in 1977, and received her associates degree from Jefferson Community College. On April 30th, 1977 she married Ricky Helmer in Brownville.

Janice enjoyed traveling with her husband and reading.

Surviving besides her husband are 2 sons: Dallis (Jennifer) Helmer, Kentucky, Derek Helmer, Dexter; 4 grandchildren: Dustyn, Olivia, Taylor, Morgan; 5 brothers, 2 step-sisters, 1 step-brother, 1 half-brother, and her mother and father-in-law: Ken and Donna Gallup.

Donations may be made in her name to the Airport Christian Fellowship Church, 17315 New York rt.12F, Dexter, New York 13634.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made online at

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