Jan. 6, 2013
Helene D. Penxa, 94, of Harveys Lake, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Hospice Community Care, Wilkes-Barre.
She was born in Pembroke, N.Y., daughter of the late Joshua and Iolanthe Vandermark Ludwig, and was a graduate of Forty Fort High School.
Helene was an accomplished quilter; she brought home many state fair awards for her work. She was a member of the Alderson Methodist Church.
Helene and her husband, Joseph, had celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary in May 2012.
Helene was preceded by a brother, Eugene Ludwig, and a sister, Janice Davies.
She is survived by her husband Joseph, Harveys Lake; sons, Joseph L. Penxa, Baltimore, Md., Stephen Penxa, Harveys Lake; daughters, Janice Hulse, Baltimore, Mary Penxa, Knoxville, Md.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being conducted by The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.