Helen Gerchman, 94, of Browndale, died Friday at the Forest City Nursing Center after an illness. She was the widow of Frank L. Gerchman, who died in 1972.
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Born in Avon, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary LaMonica. She was a member of Ascension Parish, Forest City. She was a licensed beautician while living in Connecticut and later she was a homemaker.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda A. Gerchman, Browndale; a son, Frank R. Gerchman, Greenfield Twp.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; twin sisters, Gloria Saracerno and Gladys Saracerno, both of Avon, Conn.; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, William, Leonard and Sabastian; and two sisters, Lucy Rose and Parma Balude.
The funeral will be Friday in the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main St., Forest City, with a blessing service at 11 a.m. Interment, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Forest City.
Friends may call Friday from 10 a.m. until service time.
Online condolences may be sent at www.brennanfu neralhomes.com.
Jones & Brennan Funeral Home
430 Main Street Forest City, PA 18421
Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 5, 2013