Helen M. Shutt


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Helen M. Shutt, 88, of Orwin, died Tuesday, March 26, at home.

Born in Orwin, July 28, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Preston and Minnie Gongloff Paul.

Helen retired from the former Masonwear factory, Muir.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tower City, and the AMVETS.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, John C., in 1972; a daughter, Marie Herandez; and a grandson, Charles Rickert.

Surviving are two sons, Preston J. Shutt, Rising Sun, Md., and John R. Shutt Sr., Orwin; a daughter, Linda Rickert, Newport; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 1, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tower City, with the Rev. Linda Bonfiglio officiating. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery, Orwin. Dimon Funeral Home, Tower City, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations in her name can be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Grand Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980.

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