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Helen Marie Glinsky

June 17, 1935 — June 26, 2018

Helen M. Glinsky, 83, of Mt. Cobb, died Tuesday night at home. Her husband John G. Glinsky died on October 26, 2016. They were married for 59 years.

Born in Throop, her parents were the late Stephen and Helen Stoyack Spillar. She was a graduate of Throop High School and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish, Throop. She was the proprietor of Helen’s Fabric, Mount Cobb and was also a realtor. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing for them and reading The Bible.

She is survived by her children: Kelly Ann Barbolish and husband, George, Nicholson, John Glinsky, Jr. and wife, Michele Gatto Glinsky, Dunmore, Kristine Pizur and husband, Rick, Camp Hill, Karen Glinsky and Kimberlee Glinsky, Madison Twp.; nine grandchildren: Alexander, Aaron, Isaac, Nathaniel, John David, Echo, Augustus, Aleena and Adriana; one brother, Charles Spillar; two sisters: Mary Petrillo and Ann Spillar-Bartkovsky; sister-in-law, brother-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Lorraine Kaschak.

Mass will be celebrated at 9:30AM on Thursday, July 5, at Blessed Sacrament Parish at St. Anthony's Church, 215 Rebecca St., Throop. Rev. August A. Ricciardi, pastor of Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge will officiate.

Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Sanderson Avenue, Throop.

There will be no public calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Helen & John’s Memory to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 340 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, PA, 18507.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, July 5, 2018

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Blessed Sacrament at St. Anthony's Church

215 Rebecca St, Throop, PA 18512

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

11:00 - 11:15 am (Eastern time)

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