Helmuth VanHarte, 80, of Warren, PA, died on Saturday, June 1, 2024, in Warren General Hospital after a fall.

He was born on January 25, 1944, in The Hague, Netherlands, and was the son of the late Henricus Wilhemas Marinus and Anna Viktoria Zarzetzki.

Helmuth served with the Dutch Army and was a medic. In 1966, he moved from Netherlands to the United States, and was very proud of his American Citizenship which he received on Aug 6, 1999. Helmuth was a beloved beautician and the owner and operator of Casa Bella Boutique. He was an accomplished Figure Skater, and a lifeguard in the North Sea. Helmuth had a passion for life and loved celebrating it, he never met anyone who wasn’t his friend. Helmuth was an avid world traveler, visiting every continent and numerous countries. He loved all animals and those animals sensed it. Helmuth was very active with volunteer work with the WGH, receiving a 2000-hour pin, and also volunteered with Hospice of Warren County.

Helmuth is survived by his “Adopted” American Family, Kim Glass Adams, Madeline Adams of Warren, PA, and Joshua Glass of Barrington, RI.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his longtime partner, Raymond Nichols, and a dear friend, Ann Mead.

The family would like to give a special thank you to, Kim Backstrom and Deb Anderson for their support and friendship.

A celebration of Helmuth’s life will be announced and held at a later time. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc. has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.