Helen W. VanEtten


77, of Harrison Valley, PA, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA. Born April 14, 1937 in Harrison Valley, she was the daughter of Howard and Onolee F. Kibbe White. On January 14, 1953, in Harrison Valley, she married Elwin R. Van Etten, who survives. She and her husband owned and operated a farm in Harrison Valley for many years. Surviving besides her husband, Elwin, are seven children, Elwin "Rusty" (Carolyn) Van Etten, II of Ulysses, Carol Sue (Philip) Rounds of Harrison Valley, William H. (Melody) Van Etten of Harrison Valley, Veronica (Joseph) Ciotti of Selinsgrove, PA, Robert E. Van Etten of Mills, Sherry (Brian) Fuhrer of Harrison Valley, and David (Kathy) Van Etten of Wellsville, NY; 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Geraldine Bassney of Tioga, PA and Ruth Peters of Corning, NY; two sisters-in-law, Barbara White of Harrison Valley and Kathy White of Virginia Beach, VA; and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Russell L. Van Etten; and three brothers, Howard White, Jr., Thomas G. White, and W. Harold White. Friends may call Friday, May 30, 2014, from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Ed Collins will officiate. Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a . Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Olney Funeral Home and Cremation Service
621 South Main Street Ulysses, PA 16948
(814) 848-7542

Published in Star-Gazette on May 28, 2014