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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Helen V. Guarnaccia
November 10, 1931 - June 18, 2022

Public Events and Locations

Viewing - Thursday, June 23, 2022, 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. David Church, Willow Grove
Funeral Mass - Thursday, June 23, 2022, 10:30 AM at St. David Church, Willow Grove


Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Clergy - St. David Church - 316 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-657-0252 - Map
Family Florist - Domenic Graziano Flowers and Gifts - 60 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966 - 215-355-1550 - Map
Donation - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation - PO Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178 - 267-426-5332 - Map
Donation - American Heart Association-American Stroke Association - PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 - 800-282-0291 - Map

Helen V. Guarnaccia of Hatboro, Pennsylvania died Saturday, June 18, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones.  She was 90 years old.  Helen was born November 10, 1931 in Abington, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Raffaele LaRosa and the late Alfonsina LaRosa (nee - Fazzari).  She is the beloved wife of the late Edward P. Guarnaccia Sr.; loving mother of Denise (Michael) Sperduto, Edward Jr. (Lynne), Sam (Audrey), Michael (Dana), and Francis Guarnaccia (Paula). Adored grandmother of 8; great grandmother of 1; sister of Ralph LaRosa, the late Dominic LaRosa, the late Samuel LaRosa, the late Emma M. Romeo, and the late Gilda Bradney. She is also survived by her brother in law Franny Guarnaccia, and many nieces and nephews.

Helen was raised and educated in Willow Grove, she was a graduate of Upper Moreland High School. She and Edward met while attending a dance in the area. They married on May 15th, 1954. Helen worked for several years as a secretary for the President at Honeywell. In her free time she enjoyed sewing, baking cookies, playing cards, and playing tennis, which she was blessed to do into her eighties.

Relatives and friends were invited to her viewing on Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 9:30 A.M. and Funeral Mass at 10:30 A.M. at St. David Church, 316 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. 

Religious services were conducted by Rev. Matthew P. Windle from St. David Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, PO Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178 or American Heart Association-American Stroke Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

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