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Helen M. Bailey

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Mrs. Helen M.
Mrs. Helen M. Bailey, 90, of Slatington, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in the Mahoning Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Mahoning Township. She was the widow of Melvin C. Bailey Sr., who passed away in 2008.
She was a seam-stress for var-ious mills, includ-ing Paris Neckware, Robbie Sue and Fernbrook in Neffs.
Born in Slatington on Dec. 14, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Micancin) Papay.
She was a life member of Assumption B.V.M. Catholic Church, Slatington.
A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by two daughters, Diane, wife of Robert Paules of State College, and Mary, wife of Mark Meinhart of Bowmanstown; a son, Jeffrey T. of Slatington; eight grandchildren, Stephen Bailey, Angela (Shawn) Collins, Jonathan (Gretchen) Paules, Jeremy Bailey, Jesse Bailey, Meghan (Arthur) Webb, Marysa Killeen, and her companion Mike Beresny, and Tyler Meinhart, and his companion, Rachel Harkawik; 11 great-grandchildren, Samantha, Ashley, Bailey, Brooke, Ashley, Ryan, Britta, Eleanor, Marin, Mary-Carys and Finnegan; and two great-great-grandchildren, Serenity and Kyra.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, Melvin C. Jr., and his spouse, Yoneko, John J. and Michael J. Bailey; a granddaughter, Rhonda Simmons; a great-grandson, Robert, four brothers, Thomas, John, Stephen and Michael; and five sisters, Mary, Anna, Elizabeth, Veronica and Margaret.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, Assumption B.V.M. Catholic Church, 649 W. Washington St., Slatington. Interment, parish cemetery. Call 6-8 p.m. Friday, Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St., Slatington, and 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the church. Contributions in her name may be made to the memorial fund of the church.
Published in Times News on June 12, 2018
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