Obituary of Helen Rose Baron
Helen Rose Baron, 87, of Old Forge, died Tuesday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was the widow of Alfred Baron who died in 2006.
Born in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Rose Mary Doyle Rose. Helen was the valedictorian of West Pittston High School’s Class of 1948 and graduated from Keystone Junior College. She was employed by Maxson in Old Forge where she met her husband, and Lackawanna County’s Children and Youth Center, Scranton. She was also co-owner of Ghighiarelli’s Restaurant, Old Forge. She was a member of the Corpus Christi Parish, West Pittston.
The family wishes to thank the many people who helped care for Helen the last nine years with a special acknowledgement to Bernie and Kathy Povanda of Physical Therapy Associates, Old Forge, and neighbor, Mike Drost.
Helen is survived by her sons, Alfred and his wife Maryann, Mark and partner Lisa Fultz, and her son Robert’s wife Maria Baron, four grandchildren, Robert, Nicole, Brittany, and Alicia Baron, a great-grandchild, Luciano Baron, a sister, Grace Rose, a brother in-law Vincent Baron, and two sister in-laws, Ann Rose, Betty Pash, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Chester “Bucky” and Allan Rose, two sister in-laws, June Rose and Laura Baron, and a brother in-law, Earl Pash.
The funeral mass will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Corpus Christi Parish – Immaculate Conception Church, 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Interment St. John’s Cemetery, Pittston.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the church Friday morning 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen Baron, please visit Tribute Store