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Helen Steinmetz Obituary
Helen O. Steinmetz
Helen Tootsie O. (Olivia) Steinmetz, 84, of Hahns Dairy Road, Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, died early Monday morning, February 4, 2013, in Towamensing Township. She was the wife of the late William D. Steinmetz who passed in 2001. Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Fedorka (Odulak) Olivia. Helen was a social worker for the Lehigh-Carbon IU 21, Schnecksville, for 25 years, retiring in 1993. She was a choir member of St. Vladimirs Ukrainian Catholic Church, Palmerton, where she volunteered as a pincher for pirohi project fund raiser. Helen was a member of Lehigh Valley Ukrainian Millennium Choir. A 1946 graduate of the Palmerton High School, Helen continued her education, BS Education from East Stroudsburg State Teachers College, and later in 1971, graduated from Kutztown University with MA in Education. She worked as a secretary for the Palmerton Area School District for 18 years. Helen was a board member of Carbon County Children and Youth, PIAA Girls Basketball Official, lifeguard and adult swim instructor for Palmerton Memorial Park, member and avid golfer, Blue Ridge Country Club, Palmerton, PARS, Palmerton Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Palmerton Red Hats, Palmerton Over 60 Club, Lehigh Gap Historical, Preservation and Museum, and Penna Voter Hall of Fame, Carbon County. Survivors: Son, Paul W. and wife Ann with whom she resided; three grandchildren, Bryana, Matthew, and Gregory; three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Ann Stanley, Anastacia Olivia; brothers, John, and Wassil. Services: Divine Liturgy, 10 a.m., Friday, St. Vladimirs Ukrainian Catholic Church, 106 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, PA 18071. Call, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Friday, Campton Funeral Home, 525 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, PA 16071. Interment, Towamensing Cemetery, 3rd Street and Fireline Road, Palmerton. Online Condolences: www.schislerfuneralhomes.com. Contributions: Church Memorial Fund.
Published in Morning Call from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2013
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