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Patricia L. Helterbran

March 3, 1945 October 17, 2020
Patricia L. Helterbran
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Obituary for Patricia L. Helterbran

Patricia L. Helterbran, 75, of Pottsville, passed away peacefully
on Saturday evening in her residence with her family by her side.

Born in Pottsville, on March 3, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Rita (Eagan) and
John L. Clark.

Pat graduated from Nativity BVM, class of 1962. She attended St.
Patrick R.C.C. and was a member of the former Mary Queen of Peace.

She spent many years working in factories as a seamstress before becoming
the beloved “KFC Donut/Ice Cream Lady, Miss Pat,” where she was employed for the past 18 years.

Pat loved her family dearly and most enjoyed spending time with them.
She was a member of Women of the Moose.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Alex G. Helterbran, in 2013, whom she married in 1986;
brothers: John (Jack), William, Joseph, and Daniel Clark; sisters:
Germaine Schuettler, and Mary Ann Clark.


Pat is survived by a daughter: Lynn Ann Bierman, widow of Gary, of Pottsville; a son,
Jerome S. Hranchock, with whom she resided, of Pottsville; grandchildren: Kevin Bierman,
husband of Alison; Katelynn Miller, wife of Jon; Megan Koehler, wife of Andrew;
Shane Hranchock, husband of Alexis; Kelsey Hranchock; Dylan and Harrison
Cummings; great grandchildren: Aidan and Colton Bierman; Jaxon Koehler;
and Violet Miller; brother: Gerard Clark, of Pottsville; sisters: Kathleen Reber, of
Minersville; and Maureen Adams, of Pottsville; several nieces and nephews; and several grand nieces and nephews.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 23rd, at 11:00 a.m.
at St. Patrick R.C.C., 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held
on Thursday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until
the procession will leave for the church at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville.

Interment will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery.

The family request contributions in Pat's memory be sent to: Ronald McDonald House of Danville, Inc., P.O. Box 300 Danville, PA 17821

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home | Pottsville, PA

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