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Helen C. McDonald

February 7, 1926 October 12, 2019
Helen C. McDonald
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Obituary for Helen C. McDonald

Helen C. McDonald, 93, formerly of 221 Vernon Rd. West Salem Twp., passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at St. Paul's Senior Living Community.

She was born in Greenville, on February 7, 1926 to the late John M. and Elva I. (Jaxtheimer) Brown.

Helen graduated from St. Michael School, and was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, where she also sang in the choir. She was a homemaker, and previously worked as a merchandiser at Greenville Wholesale Drug Co.

She was an avid bowler for over 50 years and volunteered at the Good Shepherd Center. She also enjoyed going to the Shenango Valley Senior Center.

She was married to Robert J. McDonald on December 27, 1945 and he preceded her in death on January 26, 2013.

Helen is survived by: a son, David B. McDonald and his wife, Carol, of San Antonio, TX; a daughter, Maureen K. Riggle and her husband, William, of Greenville; three brothers, Leo B. Brown of Jamestown, Robert M. Brown of Greenville, and Gerald T. Brown of Greenville; a sister, Nancy J. Reash of Toledo, OH; four grandchildren, Nathaniel Conder of Baytown, TX, Brian Conder and his wife, Allison of La Porte, TX, Monica Riggle of Greenville, and Christian Riggle and his wife, Alexis, of Greenville; three great grandchildren, Lily Conder, Ayvah Conder, and Joslynn Conder; a sister-in-law, Mary Brown of Meadville; and a brother-in-law, Charles Reuff of Greenville.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: three brothers, James Brown, Joseph E. Brown, and John M. Brown; five sisters, Mary Brown, Jeanne M. Reuff, Catherine E. Williams, Rita A. McCann, and Martha J. Mayer; and a son, William D. McDonald.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 16th, from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Osborne-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 73-75 Columbia Ave., Greenville.

Mass of Christian Burian will be held at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 North High St., Greenville, at 10:30 am on Thursday, October 17th, with the Very Rev. Matthew J. Kujawinski V.F. of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Mercer, as Celebrant.

Burial (with committal prayers) will follow the mass at St. Michael Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to: St Michael School Endowment Fund, 85 North High St., Greenville, PA, 16125. Messages of sympathy, stories, and photos can be shared at: www.osborne-williams.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

16

Oct

4:00 PM 10/16/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/16/2019 8:00:00 PM
Osborne-Williams Funeral Home

73 Columbia Ave.
Greenville, PA 16125

Osborne-Williams Funeral Home
73 Columbia Ave. Greenville 16125 PA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

17

Oct

10:30 AM 10/17/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church

85 North High Street
Greenville, PA 16125

The Very Rev. Matthew J. Kujawinski V.F. of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Mercer, as Celebrant. Burial (with committal prayers) will follow the mass at St. Michael Cemetery

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 North High Street Greenville 16125 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Michael School Endowment Fund

85 N. High St.
Greenville, PA 16125
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