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Edward Helgert

Edward James Helgert II

Sunday, February 25th, 1940 - Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Edward James Helgert II, 79, a resident of Gage Street in Bennington passed away peacefully on Saturday December 14, 2019 doing what he loved best, driving, having a cigarette and heading to Stewarts for coffee.

He was born in Bethel, CT February 5, 1940. He was the son of the late Edward J. Helgert and Jeanette (Tooley) Helgert. He received his education in CT.

Ed served in the United States Army in Vietnam.

He married the former Patricia Alonzo on July 28, 1971. Mrs. Helgert died on October 6, 2010.

In earlier years, Ed owned and operated Fireside Upholstery in Hoosick Falls. He also drove a school bus for the Hoosick Falls school system.

Ed enjoyed working on classic cars, country music and collecting antiques, old lanterns and Budweiser steins. He also enjoyed reading and watching documentaries on the Civil War. Ed was very close with his children, he and his son Ed would talk by phone every evening.

Survivors include his children, Lyn Parker and her husband Tom of Buskirk, New York and Edward J. Helgert III of Brunswick, NY. Several foster children. Two sisters, Joan Shannon of Bethel, CT and Nell Westlo of West Haven, CT along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington on Thursday December 19, at 1:00 p.m.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

If friends desire contributions in memory of Edward J. Helgert II may be made to the Mahar and Son Funeral Home to help the family with expenses through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfunertalhome.net.

The family would like to especially thank Sara Davenport for the great care that she provided Edward over the years.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 19th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 19th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    Address
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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  • Memorial Service

    Thursday, December 19th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 19th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    Address
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Robert Wiseman c.s.c.

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jamesdawnc@roadrunner.com

Posted at 09:21am
So very sorry to hear about Ed. Missed seeing him around Hoosick Falls. Always a good conversation and laugh. Our hearts and prayers go out to you all. Jim and Dawn Clark
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Marcie Herrington

Posted at 08:49pm
I am So sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Ed at Stewarts and talking Army talk. Slow Salute Sir
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Cheryl (Doran) Angelides

Posted at 07:55pm
My condolences to your family Ed I did not know you very well only to say hello to you when I would go to Stewart’s. I hope and pray your family finds peace and may God help them through this difficult time.

Cheryl (Doran) Angelides
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