Dinant, Helen


Helen A. Patterson Dinant

Helen DinantHelen A. Patterson Dinant, 91, of Philipsburg, PA and formerly of Osceola Mills, PA passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Windy Hill Village, P.S.L. in Philipsburg, PA.

She was the daughter of the late William F. & Florence E. (Hartman) Krause, born on April 25, 1922 in Osceola Mills, PA.  She was married to Chester Patterson who preceded her in death on July 7, 1968; then to Raymond C. Dinant who preceded her in death on December 15, 1993.

Mrs. Dinant was a member of the Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Philipsburg, PA.  She retired from Charles Navasky & Co. in Philipsburg, PA.

In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by: a granddaughter; a sister, Betty Miles; and four brothers, Wesley Krause, W.D. Krause, James Krause and John Krause.

Mrs. Dinant is survived by: three daughters, Beverly McQueeney & her husband Charles of Mission Viejo, CA, Annetta McKechnie & her husband Rendall of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and Joyce Schnars & her husband Lynn of Naples, FL; two sisters, Jean Hamer & her husband Walter of York, PA, and Kathryn Ross of Wilmington, DE; two brothers, Harry Krause & his wife Lyda of Texarkana, AK, and Roger Krause & his wife Marie of West Decatur, PA; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The Funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2013 at the Heath Funeral Hoe in Osceola Mills, PA, with Rev. W. Dean Krause officiating.  Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.

Visitation will be on Sunday, November 24, 2013 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 12:00 noon until the time of the funeral service at the funeral home.

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