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Official Obituary of

Helen Anthony

November 16, 2023
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Helen Anthony Obituary

Helen C. Anthony, 92, former Frackville and Fountain Springs resident, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2023, with family by her side, at her home in Whitehall.  Born in Gilberton, February 26, 1931, she was the daughter of John and Anna Yonalunas Butswinkie.  Helen graduated from the former Gilberton High School, class of 1948.  She worked alongside her husband, Mike, when an extra pair hands was needed at the former Anthony’s Supermarket, Frackville.  She was a member of the former Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church, Gordon. Helen was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the America’s – Count St. James 1029, Frackville Senior Citizens, the former Fountain Springs Country Club Auxiliary, and the Frackville Ladies of the Elks.  Most of all, Helen was a loving wife of 72 years, mother, and grandmother.
Husband:  Michael Anthony
Daughter:  Christine wife of Ronald Kosman, Walnutport
Daughter:  Susan Wenner, Macungie
Son:  Michael Anthony and his wife Mary Beth, Troy, Ohio
Son:  Stephen Anthony, New York, N.Y.
Brother:  John Butswinkie Jr., Manheim
Grandchildren:  Matthew and Dana Kosman, Joshua and Brandon Wenner, Justin, Seth, JohnWilliam Anthony
Great Grandchildren:  Elliott and Arthur Kosman, Peyton Wenner, Alex, Hazel, and Loui Anthony.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 1 PM, in the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Parish, 49 North Line St., Frackville. Monsignor Daniel J. Yenushosky, pastor of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Whitehall, will be the Celebrant.  Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Butler Township, Frackville. A viewing will be held in the church, 11:30 AM until the time of Mass.
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Funeral Mass
November 21, 2023

1:00 PM
St Joseph the Worker Parish
49 North Line Street
Frackville, PA 17931

November 21, 2023

11:30 PM to 1:00 PM
St Joseph the Worker Parish
49 North Line Street
Frackville, PA 17931


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