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Daily Item Obituaries

January 5, 2014

Helen M. Drugan, 88, Danville

— DANVILLE — Helen M. Drugan, R.N., 88, of Danville, a former resident of Wilkes-Barre, passed into eternal life on Monday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2013, in Emmanuel Nursing Center, Danville, where she was recently residing.

Helen was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Pauly) Boler.

She was a graduate of the former St. Cyril Academy in Danville and furthered her education by graduating from the former Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing and the former Wilkes College.

Helen was employed by Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for 14 years as a supervisor of the newborn nursery. After relocating to York County, she and her husband, Thomas, operated a business until his passing on May 11, 1974. She also was previously employed by Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill as a staff nurse. Following her retirement, Helen moved to the Meadows at Maria Joseph Manor, Danville, where she assisted as a volunteer before her illness.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Danville, and previously held membership in the Pennsylvania Nurses Association and the Warrington Neighbors Federated Women’s Club of Wellsville.

Helen is survived by her beloved sister, Marion B. Lautner, also of the Meadows, Danville.

A memorial funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Maria Joseph Manor, 875 Montour Blvd., Danville, with the Rev. Dominic Azagbor, O.P. chaplain, as celebrant. A visitation will be held before the service from 10 to 11 for family and friends.

Final interment will be at the convenience of the family in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Hanover Township.

The John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., of Wilkes-Barre, is handling the arrangements. Online words of comfort, sympathy and friendship may be shared by visiting the website at www.JohnVMorrisFuneralHomes.com.

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