Helen (Gregory) Kane, 97, a resident of Highland Health Care Center in Cheshire since 2001, died Nov. 11, 2010, surrounded by family. She was the wife of the late James P. (Katsegianes) Kane.

Mrs. Kane was born June 22, 1913, in New York City, daughter of the late Charles and Thecla Gregory.

She was an original member and founder, along with her late husband, of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Clapboard Ridge, previously at 9 Farview Ave., both in Danbury.

Mrs. Kane was a past member of the Ladies Philoptochos Society, the Daughters of Penelope and the Order of the Eastern Star of the Masons.

Mrs. Kane and her late husband for many years owned and operated the former Hollywood Cafe in Brewster, N.Y. They also owned and operated the former Court Restaurant in Carmel, N.Y., and Kentucky Inn in Pawling, N.Y.

Mrs. Kane also worked at Data Control Systems in Danbury and retired from the Moseler Safe Co.

She is survived by a daughter, Evelyn Didato, and her husband, Robert, of Oxford; a son, Peter J. Katsegianes, and his wife, Georgia (Kalos), of Stone Mountain, Ga.; a son, Stratton J. Kane, and his wife, Janice (Godwin), of Manchester; a brother, Kimon Gregory, and his wife, Carol, of Erving, Mass.; a former daughter-in-law, MaryEllen (Mcquire) (Kane) Evans, and her husband, Jim, of Bridgewater; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two godsons, the Rev. Father Stratton Dorozenski, of Troy, Mich., and Ted Konstantino, of Dunedin, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Kane was predeceased by a son, Kerry J. Kane; a sister, Ann Dorozenski; and two brothers, Bill and Pete.

The Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury, CT 06811-4542.