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Helen Umbower
In Memory of
Helen L.
Umbower (O'Brien)
1915 - 2019
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Obituary for Helen L. Umbower (O'Brien)

Helen L.  Umbower (O'Brien)
Helen L. Umbower, 104, Altoona died Thursday afternoon April 25, 2019 at UPMC Altoona. She was born February 21, 1915 in Bellwood, daughter of the late Frank T. and Elda (Baker) O’Brien. On Aug. 29, 1933, she married Otho H. Umbower, and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1981.
Surviving are a daughter in law, Janice M. Umbower of Antis Township; two nephews, John O’Brien and wife, Peggie of Bellmeade and George Umbower and wife, Iris of Ohio; other nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Elizabeth Brandt of Altoona. She was preceded in death by her son, Karl E.
Helen was a member of Juniata United Methodist Church. She was a member of the former Keystone Garden Club and a former volunteer at Altoona Hospital for 16 years. She enjoyed gardening and making flower arrangements.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11am, Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc. Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 11am Tuesday at the funeral home, Rev. Julia Piper officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions in Helen’s memory be made to Juniata United Methodist Church.
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