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Helen M. VanTrieste

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Helen M. VanTrieste Obituary
Helen M. Van Trieste (nee Harrison), 85 Helen M. Van Trieste (nee Harrison), age 85 of Springfield, PA and formerly of Rutledge and Collingdale, PA passed away peacefully at home on September 18,2013. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert J. Van Trieste. Helen was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Moylan, PA. She enjoyed baking, cross stitching, and sewing. She volunteered much of her time , whether it was at Cardinal O'Hara's library, or Our Ladyof Perpetual Help's School and Church.Helen adored her grandchildren and will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. Survivors: Loving mother of Mary Lou Popiel (Paul) of Norwood, PA, Robert (Glory Gaston) of San Juan , Puerto Rico, Denise Nedelka (Terry) of Springfield , PA, Helene Schmidt (Mark) of Simsbury, CT and Paul (Karen) of Easton, MD. Cherished grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 7. Dear sister of Frank Harrison , Mary Reeser, and the late Joseph Harrison Jr. Services: Relatives and friends are invited to Helen's Life Celebration on Monday, September 23,2013 from 10 to 11 AM in St. Kevin's Church, 200 W. Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064. Mass of Christian Burial: to follow at 11 AM. Interment: Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Donations: In lieu of flowers donations in Helen's name may be made to Taylor Hospice, 300 Johnson Ave, Ridley Park, PA 19078, for the wonderful care in which they gave and her family is forever grateful. To share your fondest memories of Helen, please visit www.lifecelebration.com. Life Celebration Services: by James F. Knoetgen of Morton, PA.1-800-GIVNISH

Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 20, 2013
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