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Helen E. Shawda

December 30, 1922 September 15, 2019
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Helen E. Shawda, 96 of Mount Carmel passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community.

Born in Shamokin on December 30, 1922 she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Helen (Rigiel) Scovern.

Helen attended Shamokin schools.

She was a retired seamstress in several dress factories in the local garment industry. Prior to her retirement she was employed at the former Shroyer Dress Factory.

On April 12, 1947 in Shamokin she married Robert Shawda who preceded her in death on March 20, 2016.

Helen was a member of Divine Redeemer Church, Mt. Carmel and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU).

Surviving are her grandson Jeffrey Hughes and his wife Ruth of Mechanicsburg and two great-grandsons, Ethan and Noah; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Shawda; one brother, Donald “Sonny” Scovern and two sisters, Rita Kowaleski and Shirley Wetzel.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm in All Saints Cemetery, Bear Gap with the Rev. Ryan M. Fischer officiating. Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III, Supervisor has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at
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1:00 PM 9/18/2019 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 9/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
All Saints Cemetery Elysburg, Pa.

172 All Saints Rd.
Elysburg, PA 17824

All Saints Cemetery Elysburg, Pa.
172 All Saints Rd. Elysburg 17824 PA
United States

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All Saints Cemetery Elysburg, Pa. Final Resting Place

172 All Saints Rd.
Elysburg, PA 17824

172 All Saints Rd. Elysburg 17824 PA
United States

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