The Life of Julia Helscel
ulia was born May 7, 1915, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of John and Elizabeth Toth Pentek.
Julia was a member of the Hungarian Presbyterian Church and was active in P.W. and served as a deaconess. She attended the church all of her adult life.
Julia is survived by her son, Larry (Penny) Helscel; daughters-in-law Rita, Norma Jean and Donna; a sister, Irene Pastula; 14 grandchildren, including Larry’s children, Kim (Justin) Pope, Kristy and Brian; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ira David Helscel, whom she married Aug. 22, 1957, and who passed away Sept. 21, 1973; her stepsons, David, Jerry and William; a stepdaughter, Donna Jean Luckhurst; three sisters, Elizabeth, Mary and Ethel; and a brother, John.
Friends may call on Friday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the church. I
nterment will be at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Szabo & Sons Funeral Home.