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Helen T. (Mahulsky) Beddall

Helen T. BeddallHelen T. (Mahulsky) Beddall, 90 of Shenandoah passed away on Thursday afternoon, January 30, 2020 at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community.

Born in Shenandoah on August 6, 1929 she was the daughter of the late John “Jimmy” J. and Helen (Feifer) Mahulsky.

Helen was 1947 graduate of the former West Mahanoy Township High School, Shenandoah Heights.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed in retail having been last employed for Payne’s Flower Shop, Ashland and earlier in their former shop in Shenandoah.

Helen was a member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Shenandoah and the Ladies Auxiliary of the parish.  She was a former board member the Shenandoah Area Free Public Library.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. “Bob” Beddall, Jr. on January 22, 2015.

Surviving are her nephew and caregiver, George H. Taylor and his wife Connie of Shenandoah; her great niece, Amanda Taylor with her son, Helen’s great-great nephew, Chase; her great nephew, Richard Yarnitsky and his wife Heather with their children, Helen’s great-great nephew, Bryden and great-great niece, Kadence; her godchild and cousin Elaine Prybolsky of Mesa, Arizona; additional cousins and friends.

Divine Liturgy with Office of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:00 am in St. Michael’s Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 114 South Chestnut Street, Shenandoah with Monsignor Myron Grabowsky, Pastor officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.  A viewing will be held on Tuesday morning from 8:00 am until 9:45 am at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Shenandoah Area Free Public Library, 25 West Washington St., Shenandoah, PA 17976 of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Memorial Fund, 114 South Chestnut St., Shenandoah, PA 17976.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen T. (Mahulsky) Beddall Has 3 Condolences Posted:

  1. Peter Ulicny says:

    George and family, Sorry to hear about Mrs. Beddall. I never knew her, but it sounds like she was a very good person. May she rest in peace. God bless you.

  2. Jerry & Irene (Lebby) Acalin says:

    Please accept our condolences on Helen’s death! She was a wonderful friend to our dear family members. We’ll certainly miss her smiling face. May she Rest In Peace.

  3. Thomas ford says:

    Sorry to hear about your aunt rip .George you were such a good care giver I have so much respect for you.