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Obituary for Helen M. Scanlin

June 25, 2021
Warrington, Pennsylvania


Helen Marie Scanlin (nee Schrotz) 95, passed away on June 25, 2021. Born January 3, 1926 in East Falls Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Frederick Schrotz and Catherine (nee Tracy) Schrotz.

A graduate of St. Peter's Business School, she shared her skills while contributing to her church and community throughout her long life. Her many associations included Circle of Friends at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Buckingham Springs Choral Group, hospice volunteer at Chandler Hall, and vice president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Bishop Conwell High School.

Helen, a devoted mother and homemaker, was proudest of her large family. She will be remembered with much love by her brothers William Frederick and James Schrotz, her three sons Dennis (Charlene), John (Lorraine), Timothy (Maureen), her four daughters Susan Elrath (Richard), Marie Slovich, Patricia Orwig (Robert), and Kathleen Pfaendtner, her former husband John J. Scanlin, 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Helen is preceded in death by her brothers, Edward and Joseph, her sisters Irene and Mary, her son-in-law Richard and her grandson Mark.

A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 5194 Cold Spring Creamery Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902 on Wednesday, July 7 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation in the church from 10 to 11 a.m.

Interment will be held at Westminster Cemetery, 701 Belmont Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA. 19004 on Thursday, July 8 at 11:30 a.m.

Helen's Funeral Mass will be livestreamed at

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