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Helen V. O’Rorke, 96, Of Hopewell Junction

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. -- Helen V. O’Rorke, 96, a resident of Hopewell Junction for six years and formerly of Mamaroneck and New Rochelle, died May 27, 2016 at her home.

Born Jan. 13, 1920, in New Rochelle, she was the daughter of William and Clara Noll Stewart.

O’Rorke was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, William O’Rorke, who died Oct. 2, 1979.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Virginia O’Rorke and Kuhrt Weineke of Stephentown, Patricia and Barry Schlenker of Gainesville, Fla., Susan and Kevin Monaghan of New Fairfield, Conn., Mary and Joseph Maselli of Hopewell Junction, Andrew and Laurie O’Rorke of Mamaroneck and John O’Rorke of Frostburg, Md.; her grandchildren, Devon and Matt Rinkin, Andrew Weineke, David and Leah Schlenker, Kristine Schlenker, Colleen, Maureen, William and Molly Monaghan, Joseph and Margrit Maselli, Tracy and John Slater, Heather Maselli, Kevin, Amy, Kimberly and Kelly O’Rorke; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the McHoul Funeral Home Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Columba Church, 835 Route 82, Hopewell Junction followed by interment in St. Denis Cemetery.

Due to flower allergies, please make memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation.

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