Helen C. Kelleman, 90, of Dupont, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at her home. She was the widow of Edward J. Kelleman, who passed away October 27, 1975.
Born in West Wyoming, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Susan Petonak Fosko. She was a graduate of West Wyoming High School and College Misericordia, Dallas where she received her Bachelor's degree in Home Economics. After college, she was a Home Economics teacher in New Jersey and later retired as manager of St. John the Baptist cafeteria, Pittston. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston and had volunteered for its Greater Pittston Food Pantry.
Helen was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend, who was cherished by her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her sons, Edward Kelleman, Sarasota, FL and Andy Kelleman, Dupont; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; her cat, Banjo.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Paul Fosko and sister, Elizabeth Dellarte.
The funeral will be held at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, from Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Exeter.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
At the request of the family, those attending the viewing and mass are asked to wear a mask.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Care Association 535 East Market Street, Scranton, PA 18509.