Helen B. Ingersoll

May 28, 1924October 14, 2018

Helen Beatrice Ingersoll (Canham), age 94, entered into rest on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the Villages of Orleans Rehab & Health Care Center. Born May 28, 1924 in Ridgeway, NY, Helen is the daughter of the late: Roy G. and Grace A. (Fillingham) Canham. Helen married Marvin Ingersoll on July 26, 1942 at the Canham residence in Medina. Mr. Ingersoll died January 24, 1994. Helen worked with her husband at Ingersoll Plumbing as a bookkeeper. She is a member of the Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church. Helen loved to fish and go camping with her family. Helen is survived by her three children: Shirley (William) Goddard, Donald (Viki) Ingersoll and David (Diana) Ingersoll grandchildren: Michael Goddard, Linda (Robert) Christ, Jason (Kelly) Ingersoll, Brian Ingersoll, Timothy (Colleen) Ingersoll, Daniel Ingersoll and David A. (Jenna) Ingersoll , 12 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Helen is predeceased by 1 grandson: Paul Ingersoll and siblings: Ruth Canham, Beatrice Canham and Dorothy James. Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church, 12111 Ridge Road, Medina, NY 14103 on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11 am. A Celebration of life will be held immediately following at noon from the church with Reverend Stanley A. Thurber officiating. Interment is in Hartland Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to: Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church.


  • Parents: the late Roy G. and Grace A. (Fillingham) Canham.

    Husband: the late Marvin Ingersoll

    Children: Shirley (William) Goddard
    Donald (Viki) Ingersoll
    David (Diana) Ingersoll

    Grandchildren: Michael Goddard
    Linda (Robert) Christ
    Jason (Kelly) Ingersoll
    Brian Ingersoll
    Timothy (Colleen) Ingersoll
    Daniel Ingersoll
    David A. (Jenna) Ingersoll

    12 great grandchildren

    6 great-great grandchildren

    several nieces and nephews

    predeceased by 1 grandson: Paul Ingersoll

    Predecease by siblings: Ruth Canham
    Beatrice Canham
    Dorothy James


  • Visitation Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, October 20, 2018

Helen B. Ingersoll

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