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Helen Tumminelli

July 31, 1936 — April 16, 2023



On Sunday April 16, 2023, Helen Tumminelli, passed away peacefully at the age of 86.

Helen was a kind soul that enjoyed talking with others. She worked as a waitress at the Short Stop Diner, where she had many conversations.  Helen most loved talking and spending time with her family.  They were everything to her.

Helen was predeceased by her husband Benjamin Tumminelli; son Charles (Chicky) Tumminelli, and her daughter Mabel Tumminelli.  She leaves behind her three daughters; Debra Ann Oliver (Gerald), Marylou Tumminelli, and Donna Marie Tumminelli; brothers, Charles, John, and Joseph Yochum; grandchildren Nancy Araujo (Victor), Joseph Tumminelli, Toni Ann Fabiani (Jose), Kristi Fiola (Nick), T.J. Redding (Caitlin, Marc Redding, Tyler Oliver; greatgrandchildren Alexsys and Joseph Fabiani; Rosemary Hicks, daughter by nurture, Granddaughter by nurture, Athena Polewka.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made in Helen’s memory to the American Cancer Society,


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