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.
Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 5, 2013