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Helen M (Chesney) Neiswender

March 11, 1956 ~ October 19, 2019 (age 63)

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Shamokin – Helen M. (Chesney) Neiswender, 63, of Lincoln Towers went to be with her Lord on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Born March 11, 1956 in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Werntz) Chesney. Helen was raised by Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Bonnie Lebo after the passing of her parents.

June 6, 1992 in Hamilton, Helen married, Walter Neiswender. 

Before retirement she was co-owner of Jupiter Deli for close to 30 years. She also worked for several local factories. She graduated from Shamokin High School in 1974. She was a member of Faith Bible Church in Coal Township and Christian Missionary Alliance in Shamokin.

In addition to her husband, Helen is survived by a daughter, Heather Getkin and her husband, Zac of Berwick; a grandson, Ronan Getkin; two step-daughters, Joy Kimsal of Numidia and Lori Lahr of Shamokin; one step-son, Brad Neiswender and his wife Missy of Philadelphia; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; two sisters, Bonnie Lebo of Coal Township, and Betty Bush and her husband Craig of Watsontown; a brother, John “Jack” Chesney and his wife Joyce of Hanover; a brother-in-law, James “Jim” Koharski of Coal Township; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruthann Lahr and her husband Robert, and Linda Koharski; and a brother-in-law, Frank Lebo.



Helen M. (Chesney) Neiswender, 63, of Lincoln Towers – Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm with Pastor Samuel Bellavia, officiating, at Christian Missionary Aliance Church, 2nd and Arch Street, Shamokin. Viewing will be held from 11:00 am until the time of service. Burial will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. To send condolences to the family please visit

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November 2, 2019

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Christian Missionary Aliance Chuech (Arch Street, Shamokin)

Funeral Service
November 2, 2019

12:00 PM
Christian Missionary Aliance Chuech (Arch Street, Shamokin)

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