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Helen C. Farner, 96, a resident of Canterbury Woods in Amherst and a resident of Snyder for 62 years, died Wednesday (Nov. 20, 2002) in Millard Fillmore Hospital.

Born Helen M. Crosby in Hinsdale, Cattaraugus County, Mrs. Farner attended Houghton College.

She was a member of Amherst Community Church and McKee Chapter 212, Order of the Eastern Star, in the Town of Cuba.

She moved to Canterbury Woods in 1999.

Her husband, Keith G., died in 1968. Survivors include two sons, William C. of Snyder and John O. of Louisville, Ky., and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder. Burial will be private.