Helen C. Christy, 90, of
Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday,
October 4, 2017 at the Lowrie Place.
She was born February 15,
1927 in Meridian, Pennsylvania to the late Abraham
Osmond Gillis and Lois Smith Gillis.
Helen was a retired cook
for Butler County Daycare Center. She made beautiful
wedding cakes for friends and family. Helen loved
gardening and birds and was involved with the
Myasthenia Gravis Support Group. She was a former
member of Meridian United Presbyterian Church. Helen
played bass drum for the original Meridian
Woodpecker Fife and Drum Corps.
She is survived by three
sons, Lorain Christy, Jr ( Pat Weber), James (Karen)
Christy; Dwayne Christy (Heidi Holoweckyj); two
daughters, Carolyn Christy (Charles Caraballo), and
Penny (Dino) Bearer; nine grandchildren; nineteen
great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren
and one brother, Edward Gillis.
In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband of 60
years, Lorain R. "Cy" Christy, Sr. and by four
Friends will be received
Friday, October 6, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm
Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North
Street Butler, PA.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday,
October 7, 2017, at 1:30 pm at the Thompson-Miller
Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA,
with Reverend Jeffrey Potter of Parkwood United
Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Burial will take place in the
Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Memorial donations may be made to
the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA, 490
East North Avenue, Suite 410, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.