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Obituary for Helen A. Tassi
Helen Agatha Tassi 94, of Catasauqua passed away Saturday, June 14, 2008 surrounded by her family. She was preceeded in death by her husband Nelson and her daughter Rita Bretz. Born in Northampton, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Paskanin) Chabak. Helen was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church for 75 years. She was one of the organizers of the Alter and Rosary Society. She was also a member of St. Paul’s senior group and a lifetime member of Young-at-Heart. Survivors: Rose Marie Bear; Marguerite, wife of Paul Heffner; Elaine, wife of Fred Bartholomew, Jr.; Annette, wife of Bill Williams; Nelson J. Tassie; Kathy, wife of Donald Helffrich; Thomas Tassi and wife Monica; Susie, wife of James Apostolico; and Vincent J. Tassi. 23 Grandchildren, 42 Great Grandchildren, 2 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is survived by 2 sisters, Irene Andrews and Margaret Petrilla. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10am Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 at St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, 1001 Second Street, Catasauqua, Pa. 18032. Call 8:00am until 9:30 am at Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, 18032.