Meadville Tribune

November 1, 2012

Helen Marie (Poochie) Hetrick

Meadville Tribune

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Helen Marie (Poochie) Hetrick, 85, resident of 257 S. Main St., Cambridge Springs, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at her residence.

Born on May 12, 1927, in Corry, Helen was a daughter of the late Clement L. Miller and Ida Rieck Miller. On Nov. 2, 1942, she married Edward Hetrick and he died on May 3, 2004.

Helen worked approximately 10 years at Marx Toy Company in Erie until 1968. She was a housekeeper for a number of Cambridge Springs area families and cleaned and kept the medical office for Drs. Owens and Veronesi in Cambridge Springs for a number of years.

A member of Washington Valley Christian Church, she enjoyed solving puzzles, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed the company of her friends at Bartlett Gardens in Cambridge Springs.

She is survived by a daughter, Edwina Reagles and her husband, Steve, of Cambridge Springs; a granddaughter, Stephanie Reagles; and a grandson, Jason Reagles. She is also survived by a sister, Marian Loomis of Jamestown, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Helen in death were five sisters, Eleanor Andrews, Joyce Spencer, Lucille Vanguilder, Lois Winkelbauer and Donna Yucha; and three brothers, Frank Miller, Clement Miller Jr., and Sonny Miller.

Friends may call at Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 306 Erie St., Edinboro, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend funeral services there on Monday morning at 11. The Rev. Duane Pinney, pastor of Washington Valley Christian Church, will officiate.

Interment will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Washington Valley Christian Church, 1771 Conneauttee Road, Cambridge Springs, Pa. 16403.