Animals Pets 13

Anna (Knab) Helsel

October 25, 1924 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 95)


Oct 25, 1924 – Oct 13, 2020

Anna (Knab) Helsel, 95, of Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at the Presbyterian Village. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John Sr. and Anna (Fastenmier) Knab. Surviving are four daughters: Cheryl Helsel of Hollidaysburg, Darlene Dalby (Dan Caracciolo) of Carson Valley, Mary Heverly of Altoona, and Susan Ciccarella of Altoona; five grandchildren: Tina Boyd, Michelle Thompson, Michael Dalby, Anna, and Josephine Ciccarella; 5 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Louise Sutch in OR, and Mary Zeak of Hollidaysburg. Anna was preceded in death by a grandson, Eugene, and brothers: Frank and John Knab.

She worked in catering and housekeeping, and was a life-long member of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. Anna enjoyed going yardsaling, taking care of her pets, and spending time with her grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1pm on Friday, Oct 16, 2020, at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, Fr. Alan E. Thomas celebrant. Committal at New St. Mary Cemetery.  Arrangements by Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to St. Jude Hospital: or Mending Hearts Animal Shelter: PO Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648




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Funeral Mass
October 16, 2020

1:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church (Hollidaysburg)

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