Helen E. LaTourrette

Helen E. Emerick LaTourrette, 87, formerly of Biscayne Blvd. (Miami Beach Estates) in Troy, peacefully  entered into eternal life on Sunday, November 25, 2018 surrounded and in the loving comfort and care of by her family.

Born in Albany, she was the daughter of the late William and Helena J. "Anna" Hettie Emerick and the beloved wife of LeRoy D. "Roy" LaTourrette, who she married on September 23, 1950 and enjoyed nearly 54 years of marriage until his passing on May 24, 2004. She was a graduate of St. Anne's Catholic High School in Albany.

Mrs. LaTourrette had been a waitress for 15 years at the Howard Johnson's Restaurant in Albany and was previously employed at F.W. Woolworth & Co. at Westgate Plaza and Walgreen's, both in Albany as well.

Devoted mother of Susan M. (late, John) Houghtaling, JoAnn C. LaTourrette Gileta and Patricia A. LaTourrette, cherished grandmother of Susan Houghtaling, Cherish (Jeff) Holmes, Tammy Houghtaling, John H. Houghtaling, Jr. and Alexandra LaTourrette Hannon, adored great grandmother of Tattiana and Ariana Gervasio, also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her siblings; Georgie, George and William Emerick

Funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the White - Sanvidge Funeral Home, 58 Leversee Road (RT-40 in Speigletown),  Troy, NY 12182 with interment to follow in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Fr. Francis A. Kelley Post #38, 777 First Ave, Troy, NY 12182, in memory of Helen E. LaTourrette

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