Jack N. Helsley, 87 of Latrobe, passed away, Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant. He was born August 4, 1931 in Booth, WV a son of the late Ralph and Flossie Murl (McGill) Helsley.
Jack was a finish carpenter by trade working in the construction industry. He had also spent some time working as a mechanic. He was a semi-professional roller skater at the Ches-A-Rena in Cheswick and was an avid golfer and enjoyed throwing horseshoes.
He is survived by two children, Edward Helsley (Suzanne S.) and Sharon Hixson (Mark F.); five grandchildren, Ashley Vidale (Paul), Mindi Nutter, Kristi Kenyon, Alexis and Vaughn Helsley; seven great-grandchildren, Zoey and Brody Nutter, Francesca and Vivian Vidale, Amilliyon, Alekzander and Asa Kenyon; his former spouse, Lois M. Moore and a sister, Judy Wisenbaler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Oma Williams, Rosalee Jack, Erma June Helsley and Stanley, Robert, Ralph, Jr, William, James and Richard Helsley.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday from noon until 1 pm at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St, Scottdale where Jack’s memorial service will be held at 1 pm with the Rev. Lee Kline officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of sympathy, please visit www.gjfuneral.com
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