Posted by on January 26, 2021 11:51 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

helen delenick obituary


Helen M. Delenick, 96, of Pottsville, passed away on Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill – East.

Born on July 18, 1924 in Minersville, she was a daughter of the late Stanley Petchulis and Ella Komorosky Petchulis. She attended the Mar Lin School and was a 1942 graduate of Pottsville High School. She was employed for many years at the former Schuylkill County Juvenile Detention Center.

She was a member of the former Saint Francis of Assisi Church, Minersville.

She was the wife of Michael Delenick, Sr., with whom she shared 60 years of marriage prior to his death in 2003.

Helen is survived by three children, Michael Delenick (spouse, Germaine), Mar Lin, Robert Delenick (spouse, Virginia), Lebanon, and Linda Delenick, Manayunk; four grandchildren, Chris Delenick (spouse, Dr. Michele), Darren Delenick (spouse, Andrea), Drew Delenick (spouse, Kaytelyn) and Megan Schwartz (spouse, Thomas); seven great-grandchildren, Emma Schwartz, Hanna Delenick, Sophie, Samuel and Benjamin Delenick, Ryan and Reagan Delenick; her brother, Stanley Petchulis (spouse, June), Mar Lin; her beloved cat, Sammy.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township. The family prefers donations to Hillside SPCA, P. O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.

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