Helen E. Herritt

April 8, 1924 ~ March 14, 2013


Helen E. Herrit, 88, formerly of Saxonburg Road, Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away March 14, 2013 at 1:25 p.m. at the Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born April 8, 1924 in Surveyor, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Howard Horton and Matilda Brumberg Horton.

Mrs. Herrit was a homemaker. She was a long-time member of St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was active in various organizations of the church. She was a past president of the Women of the Church. Mrs. Herrit enjoyed reading, painting, drawing, and had taught decoupage at BC3. She also enjoyed playing bridge.

Mrs. Herrit is survived by one son, Dennis Herrit and his wife Heidi of Butler, Pennsylvania; two daughters, Diana Lynn Schaney and her husband Ray of Erie, Pennsylvania and Suellen Lee Montag of Girard, Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three nieces; and her sister-in-law, Patricia Herrit of Findlay, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Herrit was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne F. Herrit, whom she married on July 11, 1945, and who passed away April 4, 1983.

Friends will be received Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, Pennsylvania.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 W. Jefferson Street, Butler, PA 16001, with Reverend Dr. Alden Towberman.

Interment will follow in Gruenwald Cemetery



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