Josephine E. Helman

Josephine E. Helman, 84 of Punxsutawney, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 surrounded by her family at home.

Josephine was born May 10, 1934 in Punxsutawney to the late John and Rose (Jose) Long.

She was a member of SS. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church.

Josephine was very active and enjoyed being with her family.

She was a licensed judge for amature boxing events for many years.

She loved going to the casinos with her friends and adored her cat Frankie.

She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Helman.

Josephine is survived by three sons; Joseph Helman and wife Donna and John Helman all of Punxsutawney and James Helman of Panic.

Three grandchildren; Amanda and Cheyenne Helman and Nicole Dinger.

One great grandchild; Gunnor Tierney. In addition to her husband Thomas, she was preceded in death by one grandchild Thomas.

Friends will be received from 6-8 PM Friday, March 8, 2019 at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

A blessing service will be held at 11 am on Saturday at the funeral home with Fr. William Laska as Celebrant.

Private interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

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