Helen J. Winegardner, 81 of Schellsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at UPMC Somerset Hospital.

She was born on March 8, 1940, in Clearville a daughter of the late Denton and Bertha (Homler) Morral.

On Oct. 11, 1970, in Clearville, she married Thomas C. Winegardner, who preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2019.

She is survived by a son David C. Winegardner, of Schellsburg, a sister-in-law Carol Winegardner, of Schellsburg, a brother Sam Morral, of Everett; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Thomas C. Morral Sr. and John R. Morral.

Helen worked for the former Lion Manufacturing, Bi-Lo, and Weis Markets. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and watching television. She was a member of the former Clearville UCC Church.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at noon in the Chapel at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford with Clyde Lasure officiating. Burial at Schellsburg Cemetery.

Friends will be received on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Helen’s name to: New Paris United Methodist Church, PO Box 347, New Paris, PA 15554. Our online guestbook is available at

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