Helen M. Paup, 86 of Venus , PA., died at 2:58 A.M. Thursday Dec. 24, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Franklin after an extended illness.
Born April 23, 1934 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of the late Russell & Viola Berlin Spence.
Helen attended Oil City Schools.
She was married on Oct. 6, 1951 to James L. “Jack” Paup and he preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1993.
A homemaker, Helen enjoyed traveling and doing word searches.
She was a member of Christ Fellowship Church in Venus.
Helen is survived by five children and their spouses
Carol Shaffer & her husband John of Franklin
Gloria Bearfield & her significant other Jack Shadle of Erie
Daniel Paup & his wife Beth of Oil City
Samuel Paup of Venus
Michelle Ritchey & her husband Rick of Venus
a daughter in law Gloria Jean Paup of Stoneboro
and the following grandchildren
Jennifer Stahl & her husband Fred
Jeremy Paup & his wife Renata
Casey Barger & her husband Brian
Cassandra Cochran & her husband Will
7 great grandchildren
Adam, Jane, Miranda, Kelsey, Michael Cameron and Grayson
She is also survived by a brother
Bill Spence & his wife Ruth of Venus
Judy Stevens of Flower Mound, TX
Jane Spence of Latonia, OH
sisters-in-law Beatrice Spence of Oil City and Barb Spence of Stoneboro
and many nieces and nephews
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son George Paup
her son-in-law Perry Bearfield
Sam, John, Richard, Robert and Dean Spence
and by a sister Patricia Johnson
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a limited visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00P.M.-3:00 P.M. at Christ Fellowship in Venus.
All visitors are asked to wear a face mask and practice safety protocol.
Funeral Services will be private.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital or to Christ Fellowship Church.
The Family would like to Thank Asera Care Hospice, especially Sheila, Brittany and Tracy for the care Helen received.
Interment will be in Heckathorn Cemetery.
The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com
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