2013-03-21 / Obituaries

Helen Farney

March 16, 2013


Helen Farney Helen Farney Mrs. Helen L. Dickson Farney, 90, of Ninety-three Woodside Terrace, Towanda, PA passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA.

Born Aug. 5, 1922, in Terrytown, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Estella Van Note Campbell. She graduated from the New Albany High School.

Helen worked for Anchor Hocking Company in Salem, NJ before moving back to Pennsylvania and later worked at the Endicott Johnson Shoe Manufacturing Co. in Mildred. She resided in Sheshequin for the past seven years and enjoyed crocheting, her grandchildren, and watching professional wrestling on the television.

Surviving are her sons, Dennis Dickson, Ocala, FL, Nathaniel Farney, Towanda, Dennis Farney, Penns Grove, NJ; daughters, Paula (John) Hicks, Bloomfield, NM, Barbara (Lee) Strickland, Newark, DE, Eva (Dale) DiMauro, Carneys Point, NJ; brother, Edwin (Florence) Campbell, New Albany; several grandchildren; great- grandchildren; a longtime friend, William Mella, Ocala, FL and a special longtime caregiver, Brenda Rice of Sheshequin.

She was predeceased by sons, Glendon Earl Dickson of Towanda on May 30, 2011, Donald Dickson of Kissimmee, FL on Sept. 30, 2011, and David Farney; two grandsons, Glendon E. Dickson, Jr. and Mark Strickland; brothers, Gerald Campbell, Donald Campbell and Paul Campbell.

A graveside memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Terrytown Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.

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