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Helen Josephine (Logut) Sankey

September 26, 1925 ~ April 26, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Helen Sankey Obituary

Helen Josephine Sankey, 97, of West Sunbury passed peacefully in the comfort of her home with her family next to her on April 26th, 2023.

She was born Sept 26th 1925, in North Washington at the Logut Dairy Farm to the late Katherine (Senick) Logut and late Anthony “Tony” Logut.

Helen graduated from Concord High School in Hooker while having perfect attendance in her first eight years of school.  She graduated from Maison Felix Beauty School and became owner/operator of her own beauty shop for several years.  Helen also worked for years at Moniteau School District Dassa McKinney in the cafeteria.

She was a member of St. Faustina Parish- St. Louis Church in West Sunbury.  She was Eucharistic minister for many years and worked at the fish frys.  Her faith sustained her through many family tragedies.  She retired after fifty years as a Judge of Elections for the West Sunbury precinct.  She was a member of the General Federation of Women’s Club in Grove City and served two terms as president.  She enjoyed puzzles, Fill- In books, corresponding with friends and her beautiful flower garden. Her greatest joys were her family and holiday gatherings.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Arthur D. Sankey, her sons Larry Sankey and Artie Sankey Jr.; her daughters; Christine (Sankey) Rothman and Veronica (Sankey) Morrow; her son-in-laws: Terry Moore, Carl Morgain, Dr. David Rothman; her daughter-in-law Cherie Sankey; and her siblings Joe Logut, Mary Rozic, Katherine Tiche, and Anne Ganger.

Helen is survived by her daughters: Sherri (Sankey) Moore of North Washington and Janice (Sankey) Morgain of Saxonburg.  Helen also is survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, in-laws, 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

The Family would like to thank the staff at Passavant and Butler Memorial Hospital as well as the Amedysis Hospice for their kind words and excellent care.

Family and Friends will be received for visitation from 2-4 and 6-8 om Friday April 28, 2023 at the William F Young Funeral Home 132 Main Street West Sunbury.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Saturday April 29, 2023 at St Louis Catholic Church in West Sunbury.

Burial to follow at West Sunbury Union Cemetery.





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April 28, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
William F. Young Funeral Home

April 28, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William F. Young Funeral Home

Funeral Mass
April 29, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Louis Catholic Church

West Sunbury, PA 16061


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