Helen (nee Schonebeck) Wilkins, age 78, of Tonawanda, died Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Amherst. Born August 4, 1939 in Niagara Falls, she was the daughter of the late William and Beatrice (nee Lowes) Schonebeck. Mrs. Wilkins had been employed at American Rubber Products in North Tonawanda for many years.
She was the wife of Ronald W. Wilkins; mother of Jennifer (James) Heim of Amherst, Dina (Mark) Frawley of Tonawanda, and Carrie (Dean) Magaris of Tonawanda; grandmother of Jonah, James, Samantha, and Jordan Heim, Mason Frawley, and Katelyn and Kiele Magaris; and sister of Alice Hocutt of North Tonawanda, Violet (Donald) Church of Sanborn and the late William Schonebeck. Also surviving are 2 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-5 PM on Saturday at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where a Memorial Service will be held at 5 PM Saturday; the Rev. Trey Mouton officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to the Disabled American Veterans, 130 S. Elmwood Avenue, Suite 620, Buffalo, NY 14202, are preferred by the family.