Helen B. Fisher
Died: Aug 27, 2014
Helen B. Whytena Fisher, 93, of Frackville, passed away peacefully at Providence Place of Pottsville where she resided for the past two years.
Born in Atlas, July 23, 1921, she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine Poprawa Whytena. She attended the former St. Casimir’s Polish School in Kulpmont.
She worked as Rosie the Riveter in Yalentown, Shipyard, Philadelphia, during World War II and also worked at the former General Cigar Factory in Mt. Carmel. She last worked as a Seamstress for the former Canmack Mills, Kulpmont.
Helen was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Frackville, the Catholic Daughters of America, St. James Court #1029, and a member of the former Ladies of the Elks, Lodge #1533, Frackville, former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of he Altamont Fire Company and the former Dziezie Mariry, Children of Mary the Blessed Mother.
She enjoyed reading and watching EWTN
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, George W. Fisher, in 1996; six sisters; Clara Lippay, Elsie Miscoski, Marge Kaminsky, Ann Patrick, Catherine Strollo and infant sister Evelyn Wytena; three brothers; Frank, John and Joseph Wytena.
Helen is survived by two daughters Georgann Connell and her husband James, Girardville and Diana Mae Jago and husband Robert, Macungie; a sister Josephine Hilton, Tulsa, Okla.; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Frackville with Rev. Robert Finlan, pastor, as celebrant. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 7-9 p.m. Friday evening at the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville and again from 8: 30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Interment will be Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trevorton.
Donations can be made in Helen’s name to St. Joseph Parish, 7 S. Broad Mountain Ave., Frackville, 17931 or the Charity of Your Choice.
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