Helen R. Steele
Helen R. Steele, 90, of Bellefonte PA and formerly of West Decatur, PA died Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, PA.
Born on May 23, 1924 in West Decatur, PA, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and LaGolda (Hoover) Fleck, She married Homer Roy Steele on September 7, 1942 in Philipsburg, PA; he preceded her in death on October 19, 2005.
She was a member of the First Church of Christ in Philipsburg, PA and was employed as an assembler at Tri-Boro Electrics in Heighstown, NJ for many years until retiring.
Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by: two sons, Homer Richard Steele and Charles Robert Steele; five sisters and three brothers. She was the last of her generation.
She is survived by three daughters, Bertha R. Steele of Bellefonte, PA, Marion E. Wilks and her husband John “Jack” of Port Matilda, PA, and Jane A. Wilson and her husband Rev. J.S. Wilson of State College, PA. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, and nephews.
The Funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg, PA with the Rev. J.S. Wilson, son-in-law of Mrs. Steele, and Rev Ryan Smith officiating. Burial will be at the Bradford Cemetery in Woodland, PA.
Visitation will be held from noon till 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Centre Crest Nursing Home, 502 East Howard Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823.
Friends may sign the guestbook at beezerheathfh.com