Helen Cifuni (Fellas), 57 of Congers, passed on Friday evening, February 23, 2018, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Baltimore, MD, Helen lived most of her life in New City and Congers. She was the daughter of the late Christos and Ledo Fellas of New City. A beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Helen is survived by Matthew Cifuni, her loving husband of 38 years; her cherished children Justin (Danielle) Cifuni, Christopher Cifuni and Angela Cifuni; and her adored grandson Dylan Cifuni. Also survived by her brother John (Stacey) Fellas of New City and sister Stacey (William) Tamasco of Nanuet. Loved by her large extended family and friends, too numerous to list, her fun loving spirit will be missed by all. While family was most important to her, her passion was a love of animals and helping them in any way she could. She spent countless volunteer hours at the Hi Tor Animal Shelter in Pomona, feeding, walking, and caring for displaced pets most in need. She adopted many animals over the years, with her dogs Lady, Mya and Brooklyn currently in her care.
The family will receive friends at The T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home 71 N. Central Highway Garnerville NY. on Weds Feb. 28th from 2-4 & 7-9 PM A prayer service will be held during the wake. A private cremation will follow. The family requests that in lieu of flower's, please consider a gift to the Hi Tor Animal Shelter in the memory of Helen.