Helen Minich Obituary

Helen Lousie Moore Minich
Helen Lousie Moore Minich

January 4, 2010 - January 4, 2010
Born in Wilkinsburg, PA
Resided in Brigham City, UT
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Helen Louise Moore Minich

Helen Louise Moore Minich passed away on January 2, 2010 at Pioneer Care Center surrounded by her family.
Helen was born in Wilkinsburg, PA, a suburb of Pittsburg on November 19, 1919 to Benjamin and Mary Moore. She attended the local public schools and graduated from High School in 1937. She attended Asbury College in Kentucky for two years and graduated from Miss Conley’s School in Pittsburg prior to employment with Westinghouse. Helen married her sweetheart Herbert L. Minich on February 26, 1944.
Helen was always absorbed with volunteerism, Christian education and being a superb mother. She played a major role in developing a new church in 1958 – the American Protestant Church in The Hague, Netherlands, led a Girl Scout Troop and was a secretary of American Women’s Club.
Upon moving to Hong Kong in 1965 with the family Helen’s volunteer work continued; she became president of the American Women’s Association of Hong Kong, a prestigious organization for funding charity activities in the area; she was active in the Union Church and became Chairman of the Ebenezer School and Home for the Blind in Hong Kong; Helen also wrote books in Braille.
This volunteerism continued as she moved back to New Jersey, move to Virginia and then to Utah.
Helen is survived by her husband Herbert L. Minich; children: Janet (Cyrus) Freston, UT; Jay Minich (Gina Calzetta), PA; Dennis (Johanne) Minich, IL; Marla (Tom) Harmon, WI; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son Douglas Minich.
Memorial Services will be held Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 12:00 noon at the Community Presbyterian Church, 311 South 100 East, Brigham City.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Alison Johnson with Integrity Hospice
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to the Children’s Program care of the Community Presbyterian Church, PO Box 728, Brigham City UT 84302

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Community Presbyterian Church
1875 Monroe Blvd
Ogden, Utah USA 84401
January 7, 2010
12:00 PM