Helen Viola (Murray) McCallJanuary 4, 1930 ~ January 15, 2017 (age 87)
Helen V. Murray McCall, 87, of Sligo, PA., passed away peacefully early Sunday (1/15/17) morning at the Clarview Nursing Home in Sligo. She was born in Monroe Twp., Clarion, Co. on January 4, 1930 to the late Carlton and Blanche Henry Murray. She was a graduate of the former Sligo High School in 1948. She later graduated from the Mason Felix Beauty School in 1949 before starting a career as a beautician for over 25 years.
Helen married the late Wesley B. McCall on July 16, 1950 and who preceded her in death after nearly 65 years of marriage on November 19, 2014.
Helen attended both the Sligo and Perryville United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the Rebekah's in Sligo. Helen enjoyed teaching Sunday School at Country Springs in Sligo as well as entertaining the elderly at Clarview Nursing Home. She was a devoted philanthropist to her surrounding communities.
She is survived by her daughter: Betty Kaye McCall of Sligo; and her son: Jeffrey (Carole) McCall of Franklin.
Two Grandchildren: April (Jim) Pratt of OH. and Jeremy Shumaker of Sligo.
Two Great-grandchildren: Emily and Rachel Pratt of OH.
One brother: Larry (Colleen) Murray of Weaverville, NC.
Friends will be received at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home (201 S. Wayne Ave.) in Parker, PA., on Thursday the 19th from 11am-2pm. The Funeral service will immediately follow at 2pm at the Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Hunsberger officiating. Interment will take place in the Sligo Cemetery.