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Helen Mae Baughman

October 11, 1924 November 5, 2015
Helen Mae Baughman
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Helen Mae (Williams) Baughman, 91, a resident of Ridgeview Elder Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville, and formerly of Boggs Township, West Decatur, went to be with her Lord on Thursday November 5, 2015 at Ridgeview.
Born October 11, 1924 in Boggs Township, West Decatur, she was the daughter of Austin Henry and Esther Maude (Shaw) Williams. Helen was a graduate of Philipsburg High School and the Philadelphia School of Beauty.  She was first employed by the former Prave’s Beauty Salon in Clearfield and she continued to serve her many friends and family as a beautician from her own home.  She was also employed by the Philipsburg Cigar Plant, Viceroy Clothing Factory in Osceola Mills and the Clearfield Dairy Queen. 
She was the oldest living member of the Salem United Methodist Church in West Decatur and had also attended the Hyde Wesleyan Church.  During her lifetime she had held numerous positions in the Salem United Methodist Church and also enjoyed participating in craft shows.  Helen was a very talented seamstress and she also enjoyed crocheting, needlepoint canvas and making wedding cakes for many friends and family.
She was wed to Lloyd William Baughman on June 24, 1946 who preceded her in death on September 14, 2006. They were wed for over 60 years.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers William C. Williams Sr. and Robert N. Williams.
Surviving are 2 children Althea (Baughman)  Pusateri and husband Anthony of Baltimore, MD and Kenneth G. Baughman and wife Karen (Srock) of West Decatur, 3 granddaughters Jennifer Pusateri of Baltimore, MD,  Kristen (Baughman) Gray and husband Edward of West Decatur and, Karey (Baughman) Dean and husband Lyle of Plant City, FL, a grandson Mark Pusateri of Baltimore, MD, 2 great-grandsons Carson and Wyatt Gray of West Decatur, and a sister Mary Ann Gearhart and husband John of Woodland.  Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Helen Baughman will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. 16 N Front Street Clearfield, PA on Monday November 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM, with the Reverends John Croft and Robert Croft co-officiating.  Interment will be in the Bradford Cemetery, Woodland.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday November 8, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, and again on Monday from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Salem United Methodist Church c/o Mrs. Sandra Shively 1676 Wallaceton/Bigler Hwy. West Decatur, PA 16878 or the Hyde Wesleyan Church 1215 Riverview Road Clearfield, PA 16830.
Online condolences may be made to the family at   
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield is in charge of the arrangements.
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