Helen Elizabeth Frazier, 89 of New Rochelle, New York passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, September 19, at Schaffer Extended Care Center in New Rochelle. She was born on July 19, 1928 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Helen was a homemaker who took pride in her home and family. The holidays were always a special time in the Frazier household. Christmas was her favorite holiday. Decorating would begin after Thanksgiving and stay up until the Epiphany. Halloween also was a favorite, planning with her children the costumes and then putting on shows for all the neighbors. She also was an avid card player and enjoyed word games.
Helen was predeceased by both her parents, Alzira and Jose Batista; She was the beloved wife of the late Royal “Duke” Frazier for 27 years, devoted mother of Charles Joseph Knapick, Rosalie Ann Knapick, Linda Marie and the late Ralph LaSalvia, James David Knapick, the late Elnora Louise Knapick, the late Stephen Anthony Knapick and Royal Edward Frazier, Jr. Devoted mother-in-law to Pam Costain. Loving grandmother to Charles David Knapick, Teri Nicole and her husband Robert Gordon, Jason Scott Knapick, Christen Amber and her husband Jeremy Naugle and great-grandchildren Danielle and Katarina Gordon, Anysha Marie and Aria Colette Naugle.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Schaffer Extended Care Center in New Rochelle for the loving care they provided to Helen.
George T. Davis Funeral Home in New Rochelle will handle the arrangements. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Beechwoods Cemetery in New Rochelle, New York. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy in Helen Frazier’s name are asked to consider donating to Schaffer Extended Care Center in New Rochelle.