Obituary for Helen I. Cramphin (Mennig)
: Helen I. Mennig Cramphin, 103, of Eaton, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Waterville Residential Care Center.
She was born May 2, 1914 in Waterville, a daughter of Albert and Mary Shelton Mennig and attended Morrisville schools. On August 12, 1937, Helen married Eugene Cramphin in Morrisville. He predeceased her on August 4, 1995. A lifelong Eaton area resident, Helen had worked at Sautter’s Diner in Morrisville and the Nelson Inn. She had also been a correspondent for the Mid York Press for many years. She was a member and Past Noble Grand of the Willow Glen Rebekah Lodge #158 of Eaton.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret “Peggy” and Tom Czyznikiewicz of Eaton: a daughter-in-law, Kitty Cramphin of WV; sister, Louise Warner of Munnsville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl Mennig of Munnsville, Eugene and Carolyn Mennig of FL; Darlene Mennig of West Eaton; Shirley Mennig of Peterboro; Barbara Mennig of Munnsville; and Helen Mennig of Peterboro; a grandson and his wife, Christopher and Renee Cramphin of WV; several great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews, including a nephew and his wife, Carl and Judy Cramphin of Eaton. She was predeceased by a son, Robert Cramphin in 2017; her brothers, Frederick, Frank, Harold, Lawrence, Virgil, Albert, Kenneth, Louis and Donald Mennig; and sisters, Mildred Sternberg and Gertrude Colvin.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville, NY on Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 2-4pm.
Graveside services will be held in the Eaton Village Cemetery in the spring.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Eaton Cemetery Assoc., PO Box 185, Eaton, NY 13334; or to the Eaton Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 52, Eaton, NY 13334