Helen M. Kern passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. She was 83 years of age. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Papay Barlas.
Ms. Kern was an original Levittown resident. When she retired she moved to New Port Richey, FL and then returned to Levittown.
Helen was a retired employee of General Motors in Trenton. She was the owner and cosmetologist of Shear Techniques Shop in New Port Richey.
Helen was the devoted mother of Susan Kelly-Stephens (Gregg), Betsey Kelly both of Levittown, and Debra Haney (Jerry) of New Port Richey. She was the loving grandmother of Theodore (TJ) Kryven, Jr. (Lily), Douglas Kryven, Thomas Kryven, Kathleen Carruolo (Lou), Traci Tancini (Jamie), Joseph Tancini (Colleen), and Reece Haney; great grandmother of Payton, Julian, Anthony, Theodore, III, Alexzander, Joey, Jessica, and Vanessa. She was the sister of John Barlas of Waterbury, CT, Theresa Barnes, and Mary Baron both of Philadelphia.
Services and inurnment will be held privately under the direction of the Lamb Funeral Home.