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Helen J. (Mackey) Gomola

November 19, 1927 — July 16, 2021

Marion Center

Helen J. Gomola, 93, of Marion Center, passed away on Friday July 16, 2021 at Crystal Waters Personal Care.

She was born November 19, 1927 to Charles and Mary (Kopko) Mackey in Punxsutawney.

Helen was a member of Saint Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic church in Punxsutawney where she as formerly active with the Angles of Byzantine Church, Greek Catholic Union, Helen graduated from Saint Cosmas and Damian Catholic High School in 1944, She was an employee of G.C. Murphy and Co. She married Andrew G. Gomola, July 19, 1947. She loved traveling, and was proud she visited all 50 states, playing dominos, an avid fan of all of all of the Pittsburgh Sports teams and most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by a son James S. Gomola, Punxsutawney, three daughters, Mary Stear and husband Barry, Marion Center, Kathy Felder and husband Charlie, Punxsutawney,

Margie McKolanis, DuBois, Seven grandchildren, David Stear, Michael Stear and wife April, Rick Stear and wife Beth, Mark McKolanis, Robby McKolanis and wife Amy, Kim Stringfellow and husband Tracy, and Brian Felder, five great grandchildren, Dorothy Stear, Andrea Stear, Jadon and Rylan Stringfellow, Jeffery Stear and 4 great great grandchildren, John, Bri, Nova, and Aurora Harris, a sister Ann Wolan, Lincoln Park, MI and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Andrew G. Gomola, and two sisters, Margaret Mackey and Susan Sugars.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 3-7 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc. 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 11:00 AM At St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, 714 Sutton Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, 714 Sutton Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

To share a memory, visit www.mccabewaldronfh.com

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

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Saint Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church

714 Sutton Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767

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