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Obituary for Helen S. Rowles (Spagnolo)

Helen S.  Rowles (Spagnolo)
Helen S. Rowles 88, of Clearfield died on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Donnell House, Washington.

She was born on November 1, 1929 in Clearfield, a daughter of the late Angelo and Sarah (Caroleo) Spagnolo.

Mrs. Rowles retired from the Clearfield Area Middle School. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling with her family and crocheting.
She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield.

She is survived by two children, Harold D. 'Butch' Rowles of Canonsburg and Bethany Kramer Koneski and husband Edward of Houston; four grandchildren, Amanda Rowles, Ashley Cramer, Kiley Turner and husband Jon and Nicholas Kramer; five great grandchildren, Bailey Rowles, Maliha and Tytun Barney and Kendall and Blake Cokain; and a brother Raymond Spagnolo of Greensburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold D. Rowles on April 17, 2001; a son-in-law, Allen Kramer; four sisters, Josephine Shaw, Ann Howe, Frances 'Chich' Hitchcock, and Virginia 'Dena' Wilson; and two brothers, Anthony and John Spagnolo.

Mass of Christian burial will be said at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield on Tuesday at 10:30 AM with Fr. Brandon Kleckner as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Clearfield.

Friends will be received at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield on Monday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM and on Tuesday from 9:30-10 AM.

The rosary will be recited at the funeral home on Monday at 5:45 PM.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Saint Francis Educational Endowment Fund, 212 South Front Street, Clearfield or the American Cancer Society, 26 S. Second Street, Clearfield.

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