Helen (Vasiloff) Walters

Helen (Vasiloff) Walters

Helen (Vasiloff) Walters, 93, of Yeagertown, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at Mt. Nittany Medical Center.

Born Dec. 26, 1922, in Yeagertown, she was a daughter of the late Anna (Christ) and “Velo” Charles Vasiloff.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Joseph Walters, whom she married on June 19, 1945, and died in 1982; brothers, George, Michael and Thomas Vasiloff; and a sister, Mary Meyer.

She is survived by: her children, Joseph “Joe” Walters and wife, Diana, of Florida, and Peggy Scheffel and husband, Ezra, of Lewistown; sisters, Grace Vasiloff, of Yeagertown, and Eva Barger, of Yeagertown; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchild- ren.

Earlier in life, she worked at the Arrow Shirt Factory and later, at Luba’s for 27 years, retiring in 1993. She also had worked as a beautician.

Helen was a member of Yeagertown UMC.

She loved to play bingo at the local fire house. She also enjoyed spending time at the senior center in Yeagertown. Helen especially liked family card games on Sunday nights and baking pies at the church.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Heller-Hoen- stine Funeral Homes Inc., 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Carola Beasley-Topliffe officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at the funeral home.

Interment will take place in Birch Hill Cemetery, Burnham.

Memorials may be made to Yeagertown UMC, 7 N. Mann Ave., Yeagertown, PA 17099, or to Meals on Wheels: Lake Park UMC, W. Fourth and Crystal Springs, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstine funeralhome.com.