Helen T. Rundle, 76, of Wilkes-Barre and formerly of Pittston, entered into eternal life on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was a resident of Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes-Barre, where she was a guest for three years. She was the widow of Bruce Rundle.
Helen was born Dec. 16, 1935, in Port Griffith. She was the daughter of the late John Blazosek and Mary Yenchick Blazosek. She was a graduate of the Jenkins Township High School.
Before retirement, she was employed by Rex Shoe Factory, Exeter.
She was a member of the former St. John the Baptist Slovak Church, Pittston.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Theresa Mantione, Dolores Benkoski and Rita Mae Kelly.
Surviving are her sister, Mary Ann Kachinko, Larksville; her brother-in-law, John (Jack) Kelly, Parsons; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, 136 Maffett St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Austin Avenue, Parsons, with the Rev. Joseph A. Kearney as celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Slovak Cemetery, Exeter.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Her family would like to thank the nursing staff at Riverstreet Manor for their loving care the past three years and also to the nursing and hospice staff of the fifth and sixth floors of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Memorial gifts may be made to Riverstreet Manor Activities Fund, 440 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705.