Helen M. Barr

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HANOVER TWP. — Helen M. Barr, formerly of Wilkes-Barre Township, died Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014, in the Hampton House, Hanover Township.

Born in Paterson, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Florian and Elizabeth Ososki Valania, and was a graduate of East Side High School. Helen was employed by Bright Star Kohler, prior to her retiring.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Barr, in 1987.

Helen is survived by her sister, Elizabeth Nolan and her husband, Robert, Paterson; brothers, Florian Valania, Paterson, Robert Valania, Woodland Park, New Jersey; five nephews; one niece; three great-nephews; step children, Harry Barr Jr. and Barbara Conte, New Jersey; and many special friends.

Private graveside funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Totowa, New Jersey. Arrangements by Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre.

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Published in Times Leader from July 5 to July 6, 2014
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