Mrs. Helen V. Jingeleski, age 90 of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Chester County Pocopson Home, West Chester. She was the loving wife for 70 years of John J. Jingeleski. Born on November 17, 1930 in Mount Carmel, PA she was the daughter of the late August & Blanche (Tamanini) Bridy.
Mrs. Jingeleski was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School in the class of 1948. Married in 1951, Helen dedicated much of her life to raising her five children. Her presence as a school volunteer and at her children’s activities are cherished memories. Mrs. Jingeleski worked for K & A Press and the Wilmington News Journal, and later was part owner and manager of J & H Hardware store in Kennett Square. She was a longtime member of St. Patrick’s Church and was an active volunteer with the Ladies of St. Patrick. She was also a Secular Carmelite Nun. In her free time, Mrs. Jingeleski enjoyed ceramics, all types of arts and crafts, gardening, reading, and music – particularly The Moody Blues.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Jingeleski is survived by her children, Susan Jingeleski Horton and husband Steven of Pickerington, OH, Carol Jingeleski of Mount Carmel, PA, John S. Jingeleski and wife Mary Beth of Claymont, DE, and Annette Dennis and husband Brian of Claymont, DE. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren include Christopher Horton and wife Heather and their 3 children, Julie Allison and husband Daniel and their 2 children, David Jingeleski and wife Brittany, Nora Hoesterey and husband Robert, Monica Miller and her 1 child, Brian Dennis, and Angelica Dennis. Mrs. Jingeleski is also survived by her sister Maria T. Bridy of Mount Carmel, PA. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jingeleski is preceded in death by her son, Peter Jingeleski and by her brother August Bridy.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11 AM at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 212 Meredith St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square. Contributions may be made in Mrs. Jingeleski’s name to the Ladies of St. Patrick at the above address. Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home; please visit Mrs. Jingeleski’s online memorial by going to www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com.
Mass of Christian BurialFebruary 12, 2021 11 AM St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
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