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Helga Maria Hanelt

June 8, 1932 March 31, 2018
Helga Maria Hanelt
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Helga Maria Antonie Hanelt, 85, of Oxford, PA, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at home.

She was the wife the late Henry E. Hanelt.

Born in Offenbach, Germany she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Helene Antonie Wienecki Chwalisz.

Helga came to the United States in 1960 with her husband and oldest daughter. They lived in Grand Rapids, MI for 19 years. From there they transferred to Salt Lake City, Utah for 5 years and then onto Tempe, AZ. In 2006 they moved to Oxford, PA.

She was a seamstress by trade. While raising her children she worked out of their home.

Helga was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Oxford, where she was a part of the Young at Heart Group and the choir. Helga enjoyed her Wednesday’s and bingo at the Senior Citizens Center.

She is survived by three daughters, Claudia M. Karat (Charlie) of Oxford, PA, Diana Wills (Thomas) of Mesa, AZ and Martina Meisenheimer (Mark) of Princeville, IL; beloved brother, Hans Chwalisz (Heli) of Rodermark, Germany; and four grandchildren, Alexander, Elizabeth, Emily and Lindsey.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am Monday, April 16, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church, 203 Church Road, Oxford, PA 19363.

Donations in her memory may be made to Sacred Heart Church.

Funeral services are being handled by Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.

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10:30 AM 4/16/2018 10:30:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church

203 Church Road
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

Sacred Heart Church
203 Church Road Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

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