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Helen Louise (Colwell) Chanowsky

November 22, 1925 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 94)

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Helen L. Chanowsky 94, of Ossining, NY passed away on Feb. 13, 2020. Helen was born on Nov. 22, 1925 to the late John and Virginia (nee Lawrence) Colwell in New York, NY. Helen was predeceased by her devoted husband Joseph Chanowsky in 2000. Professionally Helen was a school teacher in the Yonkers Public School district for 39 years. Helen was a proud volunteer for both Phelps Hospital for 20 years and the Ossining Public Library. Helen is survived by her children Lawrence (Maureen) Chanowsky of Lake Ariel, Pa, Corliss (William) Gregg of Cortlandt Manor, NY, her sisters Irene McCarthy of Jacksonville, Fl, Virginia LiSanti of Manalapan, NJ, her seven cherished grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her brother John Colwell. Reposing, Leach & Thomas Funeral Home on Monday from 2-6 PM. Funeral Mass, St. Augustine Church, Ossining, NY on Tuesday at 10 AM. Interment, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY to follow.


45 S. Highland Ave

Ossining, New York 10562


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February 17, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Leach and Thomas Funeral Home
45 So. Highland Ave
Ossining, NY 10562

Funeral Mass
February 18, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Augustine Church
381 North Highland Ave.
Ossining, NY 10562

February 18, 2020

11:30 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 West Stevens Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10530

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