Helen I. Macey, 80, of the Irish Settlement Road, Plattsburgh, passed away peacefully at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Willsboro on February 21, 1940, the daughter of Norman and Elizabeth (LaFountain) Rathbun. Helen enjoyed gardening, flowers, and feeding the birds. She loved holidays with her family, especially Jonathan and Jacob Shappy. Left to cherish the memory of Helen are, her children, Steven Shappy, Donald Shappy, Shari Shappy, Rocky A. II and Tami (Dashnaw) Wood; children, Dezerea Dashnaw, Makayla Wood, Meagan Miller, Jonathan and Jacob Shappy, Larry Macey Jr., and his two girls, Rebekah and Iris Macey, and Michaela Lemieux; as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her first husband, Donald Shappy and second husband, Gervis Macey; and three children, Tammy, Norman and Penny Shappy, Honoring Helen's request, there will be no public services. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory of Helen Macey may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.