Helen M. Harmanos

Helen M. Harmanos, 90, a resident of Anderson Personal Care, United Methodist Homes, Jenkins Township, and formerly of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Exeter, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Shedlock and Susan Racz Tkach.

Helen was a former member of St. John the Baptist Church, its Altar and Rosary Society, and the Christian Mothers and most recently of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

She had worked at Topps Chewing Gum, Duryea, as a production worker and belonged to the Teamsters Union.

She was also a member of the Cosmopolitan Senior Citizens Society.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, George J., in 2003; and brothers, John and Andrew Shedlock.

Surviving are her children Ruth and her husband, Dr. James Walsh, Sarasota, Fla.; Susan and her husband, David Barnousky, Harding; George and his wife, MaryAnn, Bethlehem; and Stephen and his wife, Kathleen, Exeter; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday from Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston, with Monsignor John Bendik as the celebrant.

Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Slovak Cemetery, Schooley Avenue, Exeter.

Relatives and friends are invited to visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at funeral home.

The family requests that any donations kindly be made to the Care and Concern Clinic, c/o St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com.

Funeral Home

Gubbiotti Funeral Home
1030 Wyoming Ave. Exeter, PA 18643

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 1, 2014