Helen Archer

Helen Archer

1927 - 2011

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Helen E. Archer, 83, of State College, died Thursday, February 17, 2011, at The Fairways at Brookline Village.

Born April 19, 1927, in Madera, she was a daughter of the late Metro and Anna Russian Evanchick. On July 28, 1948, she married William Stephen Archer, who died July 25, 1963.

She is survived by her children, Jane Ann Marino and her husband, John, of McKeesport, Michael Joseph Archer and his wife, Barbara, of Cary, N.C., and Mary Kay Montovino, and her husband, Angelo, of State College; six grandchildren, Stephen Brame, Amy Marino, Alicia Winwood, Christina Montovino, Jeffery Archer and Betsy Archer; and a great-grandson, Cayden Winwood.

Helen was a graduate of Madera High School. She was a Library Assistant in the Engineering Library at Penn State for 25 years.

She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2011, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College.

Her Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 21, 2011, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Monsignor David A. Lockard officiating.

Her Committal will be in Centre County Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairways Employee Fund, 1950 Cliffside Drive, State College, PA 16801, or to Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA 16801.

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