The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 28, 2013

Helen B. (Good) Cessna

EBENSBURG — CESSNA – Helen B. (Good), 97, Ebensburg, went to be with her Lord April 28, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family.  Born Jan. 8, 1916, in Ebensburg, daughter of the late Irvin and Annie (Hickok) Good.  Preceded in death by husband, George Willis Cessna, and daughter, Roberta.  Survived by children, James Cessna, Millville, N.J.; Barbara (Carl) Brida, Bridgeton, N.J.; David (Janice) Cessna, Vineland, N.J.; Carol (Dale) Vay, Ebensburg; William (Donna) Cessna, Hobe Sound, Fla.; and Jack (Vicki) Cessna and Patricia (Joseph) Carnes, all of Ebensburg.  Also survived by 20 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.  Helen was an active member of Ebensburg First Christian Church, having served as a Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent, deaconess, church treasurer and financial secretary. She was an active member of Silver Sneakers well into her 90s.   A loving mother and grandmother, Helen enjoyed crocheting, making homemade bread and canning.   Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg.  Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, 405 W. High St., Ebensburg, the Rev. Dr. Frank Brosius officiating.  Interment, Lloyd Cemetery. In lieu of other memorials, the family suggests donations to Ebensburg First Christian Church.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Tribune-Democrat News Slideshow
Latest News
Local News

Featured Ads
Follow us on Twitter
Front page
Front page

What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

     View Results
House Ads
Order Photos

Photo Slideshow