Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Matthew Sage Helsom
MATTHEW SAGE HELSOM
Clifton Park- Matthew Sage Helsom, 45 of Clifton Park, beloved husband of Christine D. Ammerman.Helsom, died Monday, July 1, 2019 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany.
Born in Winfield, IL on January 16, 1974, he was the son of Frank E. and Roberta M. (Deslandes) Helsom. Matt married his beloved Christine D. Ammerman on October 16, 1999 and the two have shared a beautiful marriage of almost 20 years. He was a Senior Artist and Video Game Animator with Vicarious Visions in Colonie for many years. Matt was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved his 80's music and themed music as well as BBC television. He was a Club Rob Mixologist and a MST 3K lover. He loved his family and friends very much. Matt had a tremendous sense of humor with and infectious laugh and personality. He loved to sing-out and brighten other's day.
Survivors in addition to his wife and parents include his cherished children Victoria L. Helsom and Matthew R. Helsom, his brother David E. (Trina) Helsom and sister Jennifer M. (Phil) Olson. His special friends with acknowledgment to Sean Murphy, Brent Gibson, Mark Babcock, Bobby Kotick, Susie Pulido and Jen Oneal. Matthew was also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Saturday July 13, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham with a time of reflection on Matt's life at 3:00 p.m.
"In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Matthew Helsom's memory to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Checks, made payable to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, should be mailed to:
Attn: Emily Carter
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Office of Development
PO Box 27106
New York, NY 10087
Please indicate on the check that the gift is in memory of Matthew Helsom. If you prefer to give online, please visit: http://mskcc.convio.net/site/TR/GivingPages/AnnualGiving?px=4432715&pg=personal&fr_id=3313
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