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Helena Megargel

June 27, 1953 - April 20, 2020

Service Date:

Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

Place of Service St. Thomas More

Due to the current health crisis, graveside services will be private at the East Canaan Cemetery, South Canaan.
A Memorial Mass will celebrated at a date and time to be announce in St. Thomas More Church, Lake Ariel.

Helena Megargel, 87, of Lake Ariel, died Monday evening at home. Her loving husband of 66 years is Ross Megargel.
Born, September 12, 1933 in Wilkes – Barre, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Helena Swartwood Fahey. She was a graduate of Kingston High School Class of 1950. She was a member of the St. Thomas More / St. Mary’s Parish Community where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Bible Study, and a member of the finance committee. She was also a Member and President of Community Welcome Wagon in Amherst, NY. Prior to retirement, Helene served as a Clerk of the Office of Intermediate Registration for the Pennsylvania State University and the Kingston Office of the Luzerne Electric and Gas Division of the United Gas Improvement Company. She was also the Data and Payroll Manager at Penflex Tube Company in Malvern, Pa and Campbell Soup Company, Godiva Division in Reading, Pa.
Helene was actively involved in her children’s schools serving as PTA President, Brownie Leader, and many other capacities. An avid Bridge player, she was a member of several bridge groups reaching Master Level.
Also surviving are her daughters Charlene DiRocco and her husband Mario of West Chester, PA and Christine Lynch and her husband John of Chambersburg, PA ; a son Dr. Ross Megargel and his wife Aneita of Bear, DE; brothers Thomas Fahey and his wife Helen and George Fahey and his wife Betsy; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister Elizabeth Kaplan; brothers Charles and Frank Fahey.
Due to the current health crisis, graveside services will be private at the East Canaan Cemetery, South Canaan.
A Memorial Mass will celebrated at a date and time to be announce in St. Thomas More Church, Lake Ariel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made to:
To share a memory or to leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.jameswilsonfuneralhome.com

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