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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Helen C. Hufnagle, 92 – Pottsville High Class of 1946

helen hufnagle obituary

helen hufnagle obituary


Helen C. Hufnagle, 92, formerly of Pottsville, died Monday evening at The Jewish Home, Harrisburg.

Born July 3, 1928 in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Caroline (Hochgertel) Smith.

Helen was a member of St. John the Baptist RC Church, Pottsville and the Catholic Women’s Union. She was also a 1946 graduate of Pottsville High School. Helen was employed by Bell Telephone, Pottsville and Alston Card Store in the Fairlane Village Mall.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband the late Theodore J. “Ted” Hufnagle; and brothers Donald L. and Robert V. Smith.

Helen is survived by a daughter, Carolyn H. wife of Bruce Daley, Harrisburg; grandchildren, Michael Daley husband of Jacinda, Laura wife of Steven Moses, and Matthew; great grandchildren, Theodore, Timothy, and Thomas; great step grandchildren, Miguel and Gabriela; brother, Vincent Smith husband of Joan; numerous nieces and nephews.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist RC Church, Pottsville Rev. David Loeper, Off. Interment will be held in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Pottsville. Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. John the Baptist RC Church 913 Mahantongo St, Pottsville, PA 17901 in Helen’s name.

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