Helen D. SHUTT

Helen D. SHUTT, 79, of Ulysses, PA, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. 


Born September 27, 1938, in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Frank B. and Clara Hulbert Davis. 


On November 23, 1957, in Coudersport, she married Lewis M. Shutt, who predeceased her on April 4, 2003. 


She was employed by Bell Telephone in Coudersport as an operator, Galeton Production, and worked in the Northern Potter High School cafeteria.  At age 50, she earned her LPN certification from BOCES in Belmont, NY and went on to be employed by Wellsville Manor, Sweden Valley Manor, and Dr. Callahan’s office in Galeton. 


Helen was a member of the Ulysses United Methodist Church, Tri-Town Volunteer Firemen’s Auxiliary, and Order of the Eastern Star #95 in Ulysses, serving as Worthy Matron twice and secretary for several years.  With Eastern Star, she also served as District Deputy Grand Matron, Grand Warder, and Grand Representative of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. 


Surviving are:  four daughters, Janice (Mark) Major, Luanne (Clayton Jr.) Daniels, Brenda (Kevin) Wright, Wanda Wright;  11 grandchildren, Ryan (Sarah) Daniels, Bryan (Natasha) Daniels, Heath Major, Lance (Gail) Wright, Michael (Nicole) Daniels, Brett (Ashlee) Daniels, Derek (Emily) Wright, Luke (Kari) Wright, Cassandra (Duane) Miller, Donald Wright, and Danette Wright;  16 great-grandchildren;  a brother, Wilford F. “Bill” (Shirley) Davis;  and two nieces, Deborah (Kevin) Miller and Dawn (Joseph) Correll. 


Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM.  Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday in the Ulysses United Methodist Church.  The Rev. Todd Lamer and the Rev. Russell Horning will co-officiate.  An Eastern Star service will be held at the beginning of the funeral in the church.  Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery. 


Memorials may be made to Tri-Town Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, P.O. Box 156, Ulysses, PA 16948, Ulysses Library, P.O. Box 316, Ulysses, PA 16948, United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 294, Ulysses, PA 16948, or Grand Chapter of PA, OES, Inc., Attn: Fraternal Fund, 105 Masonic Dr., Elizabethtown PA 17022. 


Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.