Helen M. Hunter, 70, of Fayetteville, New York, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at The Cottages at Garden Grove. Helen was born and raised in Syracuse, New York graduating from Fayetteville-Manlius High School in 1968. As an adult, she continued to live in Fayetteville with her parents Madeline M. Hunter and Herbert W. Hunter. Helen worked for Dewitt Community Library and provided wonderful care in her home for her parents as they aged. Helen was known for her gentle smile, her sweet personality and love for cats and animals. She was preceded in death by parents. Graveside services will be held on Thursday March 9, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Fayetteville Cemetery.