Helen A. Fanning of Perry, a retired music teacher, died Thursday at home after a long illness.
A graduate of Perry High School, she had a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree from Eastman School of Music.
She was a music teacher in the Buffalo Public Schools for many years, retiring in the 1970s.
Miss Fanning was a member of Brick Presbyterian Church in Perry, the College Club in Buffalo, the New York State Retired Teachers Association and several music associations.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, 98 North Main St. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.