Helena R. Frederick

Nov. 28, 1924 – Jan. 4, 2014

Helena R. Frederick, 89, Loretto RD, died Saturday at home.

She was born in Loretto RD, daughter of the late Victor and Freida Anna (Kuny) Frederick.

She is survived by a daughter, Victoria Glacken of Loretto; grandchildren: Carl Glacken Jr. (Elizabeth Barr) and Melissa Clapper (Gregory); great-grandchildren: Thomas Glacken, Blane Clapper and Larissa Clapper; sisters: Hilda Peterson (Robert) of Bowers Beach, Del., and Emma Pozycki of Loretto; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by these brothers and sisters: Victor, Freida Borland, Elsie Mancini, Albert, Hank, Eugene, Bertha Harvey and Louise Bosetti.

Helena enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her farm and garden; the outdoors and her cat.

Helena worked at Niagara Plastics, Cresson, and retired in 1990.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 until the 8 p.m. funeral service Monday at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, the Rev. Rick Clark officiating.