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John J. “Jack” Helm

ALBANY – John J. “Jack” Helm, 55, of Albany, passed away unexpectedly at Albany Medical Center Hospital on Saturday, November 8, 2014.  Jack worked for many years as an autobody bodyman.  He loved working on cars and motorcycles, and helping his friends and family.

Jack was predeceased by his parents Walter and Anne Helm.  Jack is survived by his longtime companion Betsy Tanenhaus; by his children Tucker and Jennifer Helm, many siblings, family members, and friends.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  There will be no calling hours.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany.  The family suggests memorial contributions to Fisher House, c/o Stratton VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Ave., Albany, NY 12208.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit

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