Wednesday, November 5, 2008
MRS. AMANN DIES AT 99
Helen Amann of Pearl River, NY, died on November 3, 2008 at Northern Manor Nursing Home in Nanuet, NY after a short stay. She was 99 years old. In addition to being a homemaker for most of her life, Mrs. Amann also worked at Lederle Labs, Pearl River, Dexter Folder Company, Pearl River and the James Amann Company, Pearl River. Mrs. Amann was born on September 16, 1909 in New York City to Joseph and Antonia Steiner. She graduated from Nyack High School in 1927. On September 10, 1932 she married James (Jake) Amann in Pearl River, New York. He predeceased her in 1992. Mrs. Amann was a resident of Pearl River for 76 years. Before that she lived in Nyack, New York from 1914-1932 and in Haverstraw, New York from 1909 to 1914. Locally, she was a treasurer for the Faith Assembly of God, Chestnut Ridge, New York. She was also a volunteer for The American Cancer Society. Mrs. Amann will be remembered for being an avid environmentalist and animal lover. She is survived by her three sons: James and Maggie Amann, Peter Amann and Gary and Linda Amann. Her five grandchildren: Darlene and James Burbridge, Brian and Cindy Amann, Todd and Kelly Amann, Kimberly and Daniel Coultas and Shawn Amann. She also has seven great grandchildren. In addition she is survived by her brother, David and wife Annette, niece Cheryl and her loving care giver Pearl Bissoon. Family members who predeceased her: husband Jake and brother Joseph (Sonny) Steiner, who was killed in WWII during the Battle at Normandy. Burial at Germonds Cemetery.