Helen Canter, 81, of Hermitage, passed away on Wednesday Dec. 27, 2017, at her home in Hermitage.
Helen was born on April 19, 1936, to Fred and Mae Elizabeth (Groscost) Bloss in Sharon. She graduated from Sharpsville High School, class of 1954, where she was an honor student, majorette, and sang in the choir. She also graduated from the Shenango Valley Business School.
Helen worked in the office for Mercer County District Court.
On Nov. 28, 1957, she married the late Robert M. Canter, who preceded her in death.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Sharpsville. Helen sang in the choir, was the Sunday school secretary, and a member of the Mae Bloss Sunday school class. She enjoyed bowling and played on the Tracy Omerzo Design Team in the Hits & Misses Bowling League.
Helen is survived by her sons, Daryl M. (Terry) Canter of Tionesta, Pa.; Dean F. Canter (Betti Lohse) of Sharpsville, sisters, Carol Listo, Jean Fair, grandchildren, Amanda (Clifford) Reed, Jake (Christine) Canter, and Dalton Canter. Seven great-grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by father, Fred Carl Bloss, mother, Mae Elizabeth Bloss, and daughter, Pamela L. Rossi.
Contributions in memory of Helen may be sent to Grace Chapel Community Church for the "Cares 4 Kids" backpack program 4075 Lamor Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.
Helen, 81, Hermitage.
Calling hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday (1-4-18) in the DONALDSON-MOHNEY FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICE, 124 Main St., Sharpsville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.donaldsonmohney.com
Service: 3 p.m. Thursday (1-4-18) in the funeral home with Pastor Aaron Lego officiating. A funeral dinner will follow at Grace Chapel Church, Hermitage.
Burial: Westside Cemetery.
Published on January 2, 2018