‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees
Send a Sympathy Gift

Viewing

Harding Funeral Home
Friday June 15th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm

View Details

Viewing

Assumption BVM Catholic Church
Saturday June 16th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

View Details

Mass of Christian Burial

Assumption BVM Catholic Church
Saturday June 16th, 2018
11:00am

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Helen's visitation.


Helen Bailey

Helen M. Bailey, 90, of Slatington, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Mahoning Valley Nursing & Rehab Center, Lehighton.  She was the wife of the late Melvin C. Bailey, Sr., who passed away in 2008.  Born in Slatington on December 14, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Micancin) Papay.  Helen was employed as a seamstress for various mills including Paris Neckware, Robbie Sue and Fernbrook in Neffs.  She was a lifelong member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church, Slatington.
A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by daughters: Diane and husband Robert Paules of State College, Mary and husband Mark Meinhart of Bowmanstown; son: Jeffrey T. Bailey of Slatington; Grandchildren: Stephen Bailey, Angela (Shawn) Collins, Jonathan(Gretchen) Paules, Jeremy Bailey, Jesse Bailey, Meghan (Arthur) Webb, Marysa Killeen and companion Mike Beresny, Tyler Meinhart and companion Rachel Harkawik ; Great Grandchildren: Samantha, Ashley, Bailey, Brooke, Ashley, Ryan, Britta, Eleanor, Marin, Mary-Carys & Finnegan; Great-Great-Grandchildren: Serenity & Kyra.   She was preceded in death by three sons; Melvin C. Jr. and his spouse Yoneko, John J., and Michael J. Bailey, a granddaughter: Rhonda Simmons, great-grandson: Robert, brothers: Thomas, John, Stephen, and Michael; sisters: Mary, Anna, Elizabeth, Veronica, and Margaret.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Saturday June 16, 2018 at Assumption BVM Catholic Church, 649 W. Washington St, Slatington.  A Calling period will be from 6 to 8 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington and 10 to 11 AM Saturday at church.   Burial will follow Mass at the parish cemetery.  Contributions in Helen’s memory can be made to Assumption BVM Memorial Fund.


To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Bailey, please visit our flower store.



Guestbook

My Thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time! God Bless you with strength on this path and eventually peace in your hearts knowing she lives on in your heart and soul! RIP Mrs Bailey

Nancy(Edwards) DeFrain Jun 11 2018 12:00 AM