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Helen R (Lagoda) McHale

June 10, 1922 - December 25, 2016

Date of Service December 28, 2016

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.

Cemetery Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery

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Helen R. McHale, 94, formerly of Carbondale died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the widow of John M. McHale, who died in 1991.

Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Charles & Theresa Popchick Lagoda. She attended Carbondale Public Schools and had been employed by several area dress factories. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale and had been involved with Serving Seniors, Scranton, Meals on Wheels and Fell Township Golden Age Club throughout the years. She enjoyed her flower garden and baking and cooking for her family and friends.

She is survived by a son, John McHale and wife Patricia, Carbondale, a granddaughter, Erin and husband John Mitchell, Carbondale, a sister, Sophie Fofi, Carbondale and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, John, Michael, Joseph, Stephen and Peter and three  sisters, Ann Hope , Martha Robinson and Marie Scher.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Joseph W Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc 621 Main St., Simpson with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. Rose of Lima Church, 6 N. Church St., Carbondale. Entombment will be in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Township. Friends may call Wednesday from 8:30 Am until 10:00 AM.

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