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Helen G. (Shearer) Mills

October 29, 1933 — February 14, 2023

Helen G. Shearer Mills, 89, of Flatwoods, Vanderbilt, died Tuesday, February 14, 2023. She was born October 29, 1933 in Mill Run, daughter of the late Warden and Rella Hiltabidel Shearer.  Helen was a 1951 graduate of Connellsville High School.  She worked at G.C. Murphys upon graduation.

She was preceeded in death by her husband William D. Mills September 25, 2021.  They had celebrated 68 years of marriage.

She was a past 4-H Leader for many years, past active Curfew Grange member and member of Dawson Grange.  She started and organized the Flatwoods Community Picnic and also delieverd meals on wheels for several years.  Along with Renee Dean, they organized the Flatwoods Ladies Auxillary.  Helen and Bill took in many foster children through the years.

Surviving are her six children: Bill (Nancy) Mills, Roger Mills, Wayne (Kathy) Mills, Tim (Patty) Mills, Gail (Chris) Younger, Stephen Mills, one brother & sister in law John (Kathy) Shearer, sister in law Louise Shearer, five grandchildren Jackie (Jason), Bill (Lexie), Brandon, Craig, Nathan, Caleb (Michele) Ingram, seven great grandchildren and foster son David Jacobs.  In addition to her parents and husband, Helen is preceeded in death by a brother Robert M. Shearer.

Visitation will be held Friday from 2-7:30 PM followed by funeral services at 7:30 PM with Ed Harper officiating in the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515.

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Visitation

Friday, February 17, 2023

2:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations - Perryopolis

191 Liberty Street, Perryopolis, PA 15473

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 17, 2023

Starts at 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations - Perryopolis

191 Liberty Street, Perryopolis, PA 15473

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