Helen E. Lipshaw Tyson, 61, of Gilberton passed away Wednesday morning at her home with her family by her side.
Born in Pottsville, July 24, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Joan Lipshaw and William Lafey.
She was of the Protestant Faith and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for several local nursing homes having last worked for the Shenandoah Manor Nursing Center.
She loved her family and enjoyed giving special attention to all her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by sisters; Brenda Fishburn and Elaine Sargent; and brothers; William and Thomas Lipshaw.
Helen is survived by two daughters; Ann Herrejon and husband Fernando and Helen Davis: a son, John Donlin and wife Jessica; all of Gilberton; four sisters; Sandra Tutko, Mahanoy City; Donna Lushinsky, Shenandoah; Mary Ramer, Halifax; and Lois Sanders, Shenandoah; 7 grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Religious Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning at the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville with Rev. Jeff Merwine, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with family Saturday morning from 9 a.m. till time of Service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Frackville.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, 48 N. Broad Mountain Ave., Frackville, PA 17931, to assist the family with costs.