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Helen Frances Wilson (Lapkiewicz)

Helen Frances Wilson died Thursday, December 16, 2021, at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. She was 83. Born on March 9, 1938, in Philadelphia, Helen was the daughter of the late Boleslaw and Helen Siemianowski Lapkiewicz. She graduated from St. Hubert’s High School in Philadelphia.

Helen was the beloved wife of the late Edward Eugene Wilson.  Helen and Edward celebrated 48 years of marriage this year. They met while working at the Frankford Arsenal. As a young couple they enjoyed bowling in leagues and golfing. They had such a strong bond of love that they could not stay apart for very long.

Helen was the kindest person that you could ever meet. She was always thinking of others and lending a helping hand whenever possible. Helen extended that kindness to strangers regularly. She enjoyed gardening and bird watching. Helen was an avid reader and a great listener. She enjoyed puzzles and had a very sharp wit.

Helen will be greatly missed by her children and their spouses, Gregory Wilson (Melissa), Beverly Pelletier (Normand), Christine Wilson, Cynthia Wilson (Christopher Kulp), Sharon Decker (Scott), Patricia Wilson (Oliver Withstandley), Rebecca Wilson, and Robert Wilson; her grandchildren, Noelle, Harmony, Raymond, Shane, Peter, and Duncan; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings Theresa Jarmusik, Leon Lapkiewicz, and Edward Lapkiewicz.  

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Sunday evening, January 2, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00pm in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954, and at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd. Holland, PA 18966 on Monday, January 3, 2022, from 10:30am until the Funeral Mass which will be celebrated for Helen and her husband Edward at 11:30am.  Her interment will follow at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, PA.

For the safety of all, masks will be required indoors. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed for those unable to attend in person.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Helen’s memory to the Foundation Fighting Blindness: https://donate.fightingblindness.org/give or The American Heart Association: https://www.heart.org.

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Service/Memorial Information
  • Evening Visitation

    Sunday, January 2nd, 2022
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, Richboro
    800 Newtown-Richboro Road
    Richboro, PA 18954

  • Morning Visitation

    Monday, January 3rd, 2022
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Service

    Monday, January 3rd, 2022
    11:30 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Cemetery

    Monday, January 3rd, 2022
    1:00 PM

    Washington Crossing National Cemetery
    830 Highland Road
    Newtown, PA 18940

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