Helen J. Muench LEBANON Helen J. Muench, 90, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Cedar Haven Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late James O. A. Muench. She was born in Clearfield County on August 6, 1922, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Hancharik Fritz. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and past president Council of Catholic Women. Helen, along with her husband James, owned and operated the Handi Food Store and King James Catering Hall. She loved volunteering for her church, baking, reading, and playing cards and truly loved her family. Surviving are three children, Donna Marie Landis of Chester, Maryland, Thomas J. Muench of Lebanon and Susan Marie, wife of Thomas Rank of Fredericksburg; five grandchildren, Danielle wife of Don Barry, Dave husband of Jessica Landis, Derek husband of Mehren Landis, Tanya wife of Chris Eisenhour and Kristin, wife of Scott Douple; 10 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Edward Fritz, Paul Fritz, and John Fritz; and three sisters, Anna Kristovensky, Marie Kirkwood and Agnes Fritz. Helen is the last of her immediate family. Funeral Mass Thursday at 10 a.m. from St. Mary's Church, 2 North 8th St., Lebanon. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Viewing hours will be from 9 to 10 Thursday morning at the church. Please omit flowers. Contributions may be made to St. Benedicts's Church, 1300 Lehman Street, Lebanon PA 17046. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. Lebanon is entrusted with arrangements. You may share your thoughts and memories with the family at our on line guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on Apr. 23, 2013