Helen L. Tutokey, 91, of Smithmill died Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence.
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She was born April 30, 1927 in Smithmill, a daughter of Wasco and Anna (Semetosky) Lashinsky. On February 7, 1948 in Smithmill she married Joseph Tutokey Jr. He died January 10, 1997.
Surviving are two daughters Ilene Smith (Dirk) and Joyce Ann Lehner both of Smithmill, four grandchildren, Nicole Kertes (Harold), Lawrence Fitzgerald Jr. (Teresa), Donald and Joseph Lehner, four great-grandchildren; Hannah, Sydney and Isabella Kerts and Lincoln Lehner and three sisters; Marty Tatanish and Marie Lidgett both of Smithmill and Ella Longenecker of Tyrone.
Helen worked at James Industries, Hollidaysburg for 25 years and upon retirement she received a gold watch with a ruby and diamond. She had also operated with her husband Tutokey Distributors, Smithmill for 35 years.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey.
Helen enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, baking, sewing and flower gardening. She was famous for her lemon meringue pies
Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday April 24, 2019 at 1 P.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey with Fr. Zab Amar Celebrant. Internment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Friends will be received at Feller Memorial Home on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until 12 Noon.