Robert G. Helme

June 27th, 2015 1:32 am

First Posted: 1/6/2013

Robert G. Helme, 50, of West Pittston, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in Kingston Commons surrounded by his family.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 17, 1962, a son of John and Jacqueline Foersch Helme of West Pittston.

He was a graduate of West Side Technical School, Pringle, class of 1981. He had been employed at Thomson Consumer Electronics, Dunmore, and recently at Valley Tennis and Swim Club in the maintenance department.

Robert was an avid Harley-Davidson motorcycle owner and rider. He also was a Philadelphia Eagles football fan.

He was preceded in death by a nephew, John J. Helme III.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are sons, Robert Helme and Ryan Helme, both of Harding; grandson, Doyle, and granddaughter, Hanna; brothers, John J. Helme II and his wife, Gigi, Raleigh, N.C.; James Helme, West Pittston; former wife, Sandy Kusma, West Wyoming; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in Corpus Christi Parish, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Interment followed in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Arrangements are by the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street, Pittston.

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