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Helen L. Poplasky, 92, of Bethlehem Twp., died on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at her home. She was born October 27, 1920, in Harveys Lake, PA; daughter of the late James L. and Susan A. (Oney) Wickham. Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Edward B. Popeye Poplasky. She was a machine operator at the former Laros for 20 years. Helen then worked at Lehigh University as a waitress for 15 years prior to retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hellertown VFW. Helen was known for her kind and caring spirit, her wonderful cooking and the great love that she had for her family. Survivors: Helen will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Susan Fogel wife of Richard R., of Bethlehem Twp., Julie A. Mostek wife of the late Gary, of Center Valley; son, Lester O. Clore and his wife Rosalyn, of Bethlehem Twp.; sisters, Norma Small of Swoyersville, PA and Caroline Sanborn, of Bethlehem; and her brother, Asa Wickham, of Martinsburg, WV. Helen will also be dearly missed by her 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother, Olen S. Wickham. Services: A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at The Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 with a ceremony to celebrate Helens life to immediately follow. Entombment will be at Bethlehem Memorial Park Mausoleum. Contributions: May be made to St. Lukes Hospice, 801 Ostrum St., c/o Development Office, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Condolences may be made online at
Published in Morning Call on Mar. 7, 2013
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