GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania – Helen M. Meisinger, age 77, of 339 E. Jamestown Road, Greenville passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 19, 2017 in St. Paul’s at the Ridgewood surrounded by her family.
She was born in Dunkirk, New York on November 28, 1939 a daughter of Frank and Clara (McLaughry) Byers.
She was a 1957 graduate of Dunkirk High School and in 1963 received a B.S. in elementary education from the former Radford College the Women’s Division of Virginia Tech.
On November 25, 1964 she married A. John Meisinger, he passed away January 30, 1994.
She was an elementary teacher in North Hills School District in Pittsburgh for six years and then became a homemaker to raise her daughters.
She enjoyed history, poetry, politics, knitting and looming with her friends. Helen loved to be silly with family and spend time with her grandchildren. She died in peace because of her faith in Jesus Christ.
Helen is survived by two daughters, Martha Johnson and her husband, Martin of Greenville, Sara Hook and her husband, Torry of San Antonio, Texas; a stepdaughter, Janet McKibbon and her husband, Lou of Pittsburgh; a son-in-law, Rick Hertzig of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Martha Yost and her husband, Carlson of Portmouth, Ohio and Rebecca Babcock and her husband, Chip of Forestville, New York; a brother, Robert Byers and his wife, Suzanne of Limerick, Pennsylvania and 12 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a stepdaughter, Susan Hertzig.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Downtown Ministries Inc, 172 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125.
Calling Hours will be Sunday, April 23, 2017, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pennsylvania.
A Funeral Service will be held Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Crossroads Community Fellowship Church, 805 Vernon Rd. in Greenville, Rev. Todd Jaussen, Pastor, officiating.
A television tribute will air April 24 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.