Helen V. Pusateri, 89, of Clarendon, PA, died Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Warren General Hospital.
Born on August 8, 1926 in Sheffield, PA, Helen was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Laskody Trubic. On October 15, 1946 in Sheffield, PA she married Samuel F. Pusateri, who died on January 19, 1998.
Helen was a graduate of Sheffield High School, Class of 1944. She was formerly employed with the Warren Times Observer for 23 years. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua R. C. Church in Sheffield and a former member of St. Clara’s R. C. Church. She would assist at daily Mass, was a former CCD teacher and was a member of the Legion of Mary. Helen was a charter life member of the Clarendon V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary where she was treasurer for 50+ years and past president and secretary. She was also a member of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club and the Sheffield Senior Center.
Helen is survived by 2 children – Darrell Pusateri and his wife, Carol, of Warren, PA, and Darleen Souder of Laurel, MD, 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Helen was preceded in death by 1 son, Dana Pusateri and his wife, Ellie, and 1 son-in-law, Wayne Souder.
Friends may call from 2-4pm and 6-8pm on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., where a vigil service will be held at 7:45pm. Members of the Clarendon V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary will present their service at 5:45pm Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Sheffield, PA, with Fr. John R. Neff, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R. C. Cemetery, Warren, PA. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so through St. Anthony of Padua R. C. Church, P. O. Box 518, Sheffield, PA, 16347, or to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com