In Memoriam

Helen J. Patrick


Mrs. Helen J. (Jepko) Patrick, 84, of Nesquehoning, formerly of Andreas, died Saturday, Sept. 29, in Maple Shade Meadows, Nesquehoning. She was the widow of Albert Joseph Patrick, who died on Feb. 27, 2006.

She was a bookkeeper for the former Keich Motors, Tamaqua.

Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Nestor and Johanna (Bochnovich) Jepko.

She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Tamaqua.

The deceased was a 1946 graduate of the former Coaldale High School.

She belonged to the Tamaqua Senior Citizens.

Surviving are two daughters, Priscilla A., wife of Michael Hosak of Andreas, and Alberta, wife of Jack Woodring of Tamaqua; two sons, Ted A., and his wife, Deborah, of Delray Beach, Fla., and Albert, and his wife, Melody, of New Ringgold; a sister, Nancy Rosta of Stamford, Conn.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Kim Patrick; three sisters, Anna Kuzo, Mary Jepko and Olga Marshall; and six brothers, John, Joseph, Metro, Michael, Stephen and Sam.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Tamaqua, with the Rev. William Linkchorst officiating. Interment, parish cemetery, Tamaqua. Call 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Mass cards or memorials in her name may be made to the church, 307 Pine St., Tamaqua, Pa. 18252, or memorials can be made to the St. Luke Hospice, 2455 Black River Rd., Bethlehem, Pa. 18015. Online registry and condolences may be signed at Arrangements by E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home, 655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

.Published in Times News on October 1, 2012