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Helen Dickson Farney

August 5, 1922 — March 16, 2013

P. Dean Homer Funeral Home J. Jeffrey Homer, Supervisor 1 Grovedale Lane Wyalusing, Pennsylvania 18853 Tel 570 746-1444 Fax 570 928-8116 Email March 16, 2013 OBITUARY Mrs. Helen L. Dickson Farney, age 90, of Ninety-three Woodside Terrance, Towanda, PA passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA. Helen was born August 5, 1922 in Terrytown, PA a daughter of the late Chester & Estella Van Note Campbell. She graduated from the New Albany High School. Helen worked for Anchor Hocking Company in Salem, NJ before moving back to Pennsylvania and later worked at the Endicott Johnson Shoe Manufacturing Co. in Mildred, PA. She resided in Sheshequin for the past seven years and enjoyed crocheting, her grandchildren, and watching professional wrestling on the television. Surviving: Sons: Dennis Dickson Ocala, FL Nathaniel Farney Towanda, PA Dennis Farney Penns Grove, NJ Daughters: Paula (John) Hicks Bloomfield, NM Barbara (Lee) Strickland Newark, DE Eva (Dale) DiMauro Carneys Point, NJ Brother: Edwin (Florence) Campbell New Albany, PA Several grandchildren and great grandchildren, and a longtime friend, William Mella, Ocala, FL and a special longtime caregiver, Brenda Rice of Sheshequin. She was predeceased by two sons, Glendon Earl Dickson of Towanda, PA on May 30, 2011, Donald Dickson of Kissimmee, FL on September 30, 2011, and David Farney; two grandsons, Glendon E. Dickson Jr. and Mark Strickland.; brothers: Gerald Campbell, Donald Campbell and Paul Campbell. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Terrytown Cemetery, Terrytown, PA Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Dickson Farney, please visit our flower store.


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