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Helen M. McCloskey

Dec. 9, 1930 – Sept. 14, 2019

Helen M. McCloskey, 88, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Roaring Spring and Martinsburg, passed away Saturday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late John and Edna (Zook) Sell. She married John McCloskey on Oct. 22, 1960, in Cresson. He passed away Dec. 12, 1991.

Surviving are four daughters: Jacqulyn Lockett (husband, Gary), Cathy Caldwell (husband, Scott), Carol Leonard (husband, Mike) and Susan Bumbarger (husband, Sherwood); two sons: the Rev. Richard Horner (wife, Betty) and Brian McCloskey (wife, Sherry): 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two nieces; and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Horner; a nephew, Randall Horner; and a grandson, Ryan Mountain.

Helen was a 1948 graduate of Morrison Cove High School. She was a member of the First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring.

Helen retired in 1992 as a nurse’s aide from the Presbyterian Home, Hollidaysburg, after 15 years of service. She was an avid reader, crossword puzzle enthusiast and Notre Dame fan.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, East Freedom.