Helen B. Melusky, 94, formerly of Duncott, passed away early Thursday morning at the Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown, Pa.
Born in Duncott , she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Rabbits Billets.
Helen was educated in the former Cass Twp. schools. She was a retired garment worker in the local garment industry and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Worker’s Union. She was a member of the former St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Minersville and a member of St. Matthew the Evangelist Church, Minersville. She was active in the church and was a member of the Married Women’s Sodality, St. Cecilia’s Choir and was a volunteer for the Parish Picnic and the Polish Day Committee.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Anthony in 2012 to whom she was married 70 years at the time of his death; a great grandson, Elliot Thomas Melusky; and 3 sisters, Mary Hrenyo, Julie Romnanies and Anna Hatala.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol Barthold, Bethlehem; 2 sons, Anthony J. Melusky and his companion Donna, Pottsville and Thomas Melusky and his wife Linda, West West Terrace; 4 grandchildren, Matthew Melusky and his wife Holly, Nicholas Melusky and his wife Samantha, Sheila Confer and her husband Aaron and Allison Goff and her husband William; 5 great grandchildren, Anthony Goff, Maxwell Goff, Bennett Goff, Samuel Confer and Beau Melusky; nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Matthew the Evangelist Church, 139 Spruce St., Minersville at 10:30 AM Monday morning. Relatives and friends may call at the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville on Monday morning from 8 AM to 10 AM. Interment will be in St Stanislaus #2 Cemetery, Minersville.
The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Helen to the St. Matthew the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund. Contributions will be accepted at the funeral home. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Helen’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com
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