Frances Helsel

HELSEL, Frances Anne Ostrosky, 64, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away June 13, 2013, at home.

She was born May 17, 1949, in Steubenville, OH, to the late Wilbur and Marybelle Michaux Ostrosky.

Frances was a retired bus driver with over 40 years of service, a member of the Women’s auxiliary for Franklin Fire Hall, and a Methodist by faith.

Frances is survived by her husband, William A. Helsel Sr.; three sons, Porter Helsel and his wife Meladee of Steubenville, OH, William A. Helsel Jr. and his wife Tiffany of Follansbee, WV, and Jared Helsel who lives at home; one daughter, Joei Lin Platt and her companion Rich Fletcher Jr. of Wellsburg, WV; two brothers, Jerry Ostrosky and his wife Karen of Follansbee, WV, Ron Ostrosky and his wife Cindy of Wellsburg, WV; one sister, Betty Kruger and her husband Gary of Wellsburg, WV; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 17, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV, and again from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the funeral home, with Pastor Carl Tribett officiating.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions to be made to the American Cancer Society in Frances’ memory.

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