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Helen Coles

January 8, 1925 — October 21, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY October 21, 2013 Mrs. Helen Hubiak Coles, age 88, of Port Monmouth, NJ, formerly of Lopez, PA passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the King James Nursing Home in Chatham, NJ Helen was born in Lopez, PA on January 8, 1925 daughter of the late Theodore & Anna Rusin Hubiak. She graduated from the Lopez High School and worked for the former Weldon Mfg. Co. of Lopez and Dushore Lingerie of Dushore. She later moved to Scotch Plains, New Jersey and married Fred Coles who predeceased her on December 10, 1999. Helen & Fred owned and operated Coles Sport Shop in Scotch Plains until they retired and moved to Port Monmouth. She was a member of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Church in Lopez, PA. Surviving: Daughter and son-in-law: Rose & James Pignatello Chatham, NJ Brother: John Hubiak North Ridgeville, OH Sister: Irene Gattuso Pittston, PA Sisters-in-law: Marion Hubiak Baltimore, MD Rena Hubiak Dickson City, PA Two Grandsons: James, Jr. (Alison) Pignatello Chatham, NJ Stephen (Tiffany) Pignatello Aylett, VA Four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Metro Hubiak of Lopez, on June 6, 1996, Paul Hubiak of Baltimore on March 30, 2002 and Peter Hubiak of Dickson City on March 23, 2013; and sisters: Stella Hunsinger of Dushore on Aug. 4, 1989, Mary Christini of Mildred on Dec. 27, 1998, and Stephanie Neufer on July 16, 2004. Burial Service will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Church, Lopez, PA with Father Dennis Hendershot, presiding. Interment will be in St. Vladimir’s Cemetery, Lopez, PA, Friends may call at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. There will be a Parastas Service on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to Memorials may be directed to St. Vladimir's Church, PO Box 211, Lopez, PA 18628 To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Coles, please visit our flower store.


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