The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 2, 2012

Helen M. Marino

ARMAGH — MARINO – Helen M., 91, Armagh, passed away surrounded by her loving children at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana, Nov. 2, 2012. Born Dec. 28, 1920, in Pittsburgh, daughter of William T. and Stella M. (Meiser) McGiffin. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Thomas William Marino; sons, Thomas William Marino II and Daniel Gerald Marino; daughter, Karen Guyer; and numerous brothers and sisters. Survived by loving sons, Charles Edward, and fiancee, Karen Keck, Armagh; and Mark Joseph, married to the former Donna Kesselak, Armagh; daughter, Mary Catherine, married to Bernard Lynch, Pittsburgh; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Cynthia Marino, Armagh; and son-in-law, Wilbur Guyer, Armagh. Member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward, also the Rosary Altar Society. She was a Eucharistic minister, a CCD teacher for 45 years and a member of the Third Order of the Carmelites. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Jon A. Meese Funeral Home, 1201 Fifth St., Seward. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward, the Rev. Robert Washko, officiating. Interment, SS. Simon & Jude Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit

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