Helena Waldschmitt

Helena Louise Waldschmitt, 95 of Homeland Center Harrisburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in the Center.

She was the daughter of the late John A. Waldschmitt, Sr. and Esther Hivner Waldschmitt.

She graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School, worked for the Diocese of Harrisburg School System and retired from the library at the Navy Depot in Mechanicsburg, PA. Helena loved reading, writing personal notes and letters to friends, had a special fondness for butterflies. She was a devoted member of St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church, Harrisburg.

Helena is survived by three nephews and a niece.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 am in St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church, 4000 Derry Street, Harrisburg, with the Rev. Kevin Coyle, Parochial Vicar, as Celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 10:00 am - 11:00 am in Our Lady's Oratory of St. Catherine Laboure Church. Arrangements by Fackler-Wiedeman Funeral Home, Harrisburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church or St. Anthony Guild, 4 Jersey Street, East Rutherford, NJ 07073.