James Martin Helmke
March 5, 1933 - July 16, 2018
Hernando County- James Martin Helmke, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2018. He was born in Bronx, New York on March 5, 1933 to the late Martin Victor and Dorothy Mae Helmke.
A veteran of the United States Navy, who attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis. He was a member of the United Metallic Lathers Union, Local 46 and a licensed Massage Therapist.
He is predeceased by his sisters Carol Komlosy and Dorothy-Josephine Helmke. He is survived by his loving siblings; William Helmke and his wife, Joan, Thomas Helmke and his wife, Diane, Eileen Dargan and her husband, William, Lynne Stoeckicht and her husband, Louis, Martin Helmke and his wife, Rita, Joseph Helmke and his wife, Diane, Mary DiScala, Margaret Scarpulla and her husband, Frank, as well as, 34 nieces and nephews, 61 great-nieces and nephews and 4 great-great-nieces and nephews.
He will be interred at the Mount Pleasant Rural Cemetery in Mount Tremper, New York. James will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.