Melvin C. "Pete" Helsel, 73, Irvona, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.
He was born in Barnesboro, son of the late Melvin and Dorothy (Simmers) Helsel. Surviving are his wife, Maxine (Keith); two sons: Jim and David; two grandchildren; and four siblings: Robert, Alice Blake, Dorothy Bush and Martha Jasper. He was preceded in death by a son, Roger; and his stepmother, Georgia Kitchen Helsel. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Lloyd-Dimmick Funeral Home Inc., Irvona, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, Pastor Robert Queen officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, La Jose, at a later date.