Helen M. Fell, 74, of Zelienople, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, while under the care of Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.
Born Nov. 19, 1942, in Muncy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Dalryn Ryburn and the late Velma Hughes White Ryburn. Helen grew up in Jamestown and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1960.
She studied elementary education and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1964. She received her master's degree in education from Edinboro University in 1968. She was a beloved teacher and taught elementary school for more than 30 years. She was an avid reader and loved to travel, but she most enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, Alton L. Fell, her husband, of 53 years of Zelienople; Dr. Bradley Fell and Tina Fell, her son and daughter-in-law, of Franklin; Tanner Fell and Julian Fell, her grandchildren; Alison Schuster and Christian Schuster, her daughter and son-in-law, of Harmony; and Nikolaus Schuster, Dalryn Schuster and Christian Schuster, her grandchildren.
Memorial contributions be made in Helen's honor to Calvin Presbyterian Church Youth Groups and Music and Drama ministry at Calvin Presbyterian Church 415 E. Grandview Ave. Zelienople, PA 16063.
Calling hours: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday (12-2-17) at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 415 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with Helen's family at www.boylanfuneralservices.com.
Service: Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. at the church.
BOYLAN FUNERAL HOME, 324 E. Grandview Ave. Zelienople, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 17, 2017