Leslie Ann (Hedlund) Helin of Middle Grove, N.Y., passed away on Jan. 7, 2013, in her home. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y., on May 8, 1952, the daughter of D. Norwood and Beverly Hedlund.
She graduated from Jamestown High School in 1970, and from Hartwick College in 1975 with a degree in medical technology. She was employed at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, N.Y. until her retirement in 1995 due to ill health.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel Helin, whom she married Oct. 15, 1977; her mother, Beverly Hedlund, of Jamestown, N.Y.; two daughters: Erica (John) Perreault of Nashville, N.C. and Amy (Matthew) Wright of Middle grove; two grandchildren: Isabella Aria Perreault of Nashville, N.C.; and Marcus Fredrick Wright of Middle Grove; a sister, Linda (Ray) Fox of Media, Pa.; three brothers: Larry Hedlund of Kansas City, Mo., Lance (Rhonda) Hedlund of Jamestown, N.Y., and Lowell (Patricia) Hedlund of Columbus, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1989.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.