Patricia Joyce Helmick

Patricia Joyce Helmick
Patricia Joyce Helmick(Patricia Joyce Helmick)
Published: Oct. 31, 2022 at 3:28 PM EDT
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Patricia Joyce Helmick, 85, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday, October 30,2022, at Fairmont Healthcare and Rehab Center. She was born on October 8, 1937, in Fairmont; a daughter of the Wayman J. West and Lena (Snider) West.

Patricia retired from C and P Telephone Company. She was an avid animal lover and especially loved cats. Patricia was a member of the Hoult United Methodist Church. She played the piano, taught Sunday School and was Sunday School superintendent. She was a Hoult-Sanford 4 H leader for many years.

Patricia is survived by her husband, Alston Dale Helmick of Fairmont; her sons, Marc Alston Helmick of Fairmont, and Michael J. Helmick of Fairmont; her granddaughter, Meredith Helmick; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her brothers, Wayman West Jr., and William “Billy” West; her sisters, Maxine Critchfield, and Betty West.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Tuesday from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Claude Kinty, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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