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Helen T. Halluska

Born: Thu., Sep. 15, 1921
Died: Fri., Jul. 17, 2015


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 21, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 21, 2015
Location: Turtle Creek

Mass of Christian Burial

9:30 AM Wed., Jul. 22, 2015
Location: St. Colman Church

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Obituary of Helen T. (Thompson) Halluska

Of Monroeville, age 93, on Friday, July 17, 2015.

Beloved wife of the late Edward M. Halluska for 71 years.

Loving mother of Richard (Lin) Halluska of Stony Brook, NY and Suzanne (Mike) Dominick of Delmont.

Dear grandmother of Dr. Maria (Kevin) Handy of Perkasie, PA, Diana (Eric) Halluska-Sanderson of Brooklyn, NY, Matthew Dominick of Monroeville and David (Tracy) Dominick of Mechanicsburg.

Great-grandmother of Beatrix and Ian Handy and Luke and Eleanor Dominick.

Helen was the last surviving of 11 children of the late John and Anne (Hearn) Thompson and preceded in death by her brothers, Francis, Andrew, George, Peter, Joseph and John Thompson and her sisters, Anne McCarter, Isabelle Demmer, Margaret and Gertrude Thompson.

Helen enjoyed accompanying her husband, Ed, and being his assistant, when they taught Bridge on cruise ships and travelled the world extensively, including 24 Around-the-World Cruises.

Helen also was known for her beautiful singing voice. In her early years she sang at various stage productions and in later years sang at family weddings and other gatherings.

 Friends welcome on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home, Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave. at James St., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350.

Mass of Christian Burial in St. Colman Church on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Anne’s Home, 685 Angela Drive Greensburg, PA 15601.

Helen’s family extends deep gratitude to the staff of St. Anne Home in Greensburg for the loving and devoted care given to Helen.

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