Helene D. Penxa

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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.

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Published in Times Leader on Jan. 9, 2013