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Helen Beatrice Learn Alcorn
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1917
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 25, 2012
Salem
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA

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Helen B. Alcorn, on Friday May 25, 2012, 94, of Salem, OH formerly of Clairton, PA where she lived for 67 years. Helen was born August 8, 1917 in Cherry Hill Twp., Indiana, PA to Earl and Mabel (Gibson) Learn Merriman. She worked at the Allegheny County Airport, Ford Motor Co., Pacific Bakery and Westinghouse as a waitress and cashier. She worked at the Clairton election polls for many years. She was well known in her neighborhood and volunteered to help any neighbor in need during their illnesses or other problems. She was known for her homemade bread that she shared willingly and for walking around Constitution Circle every day well into her 80's. Many of her neighbors came to her surprise 90th birthday party held at the First Presbyterian Church, of which she was a long time member. Besides loving plants and feeding birds, she was interested in the weather wherever her children lived. She is fondly remembered by her close neighbors that have helped her these past several years because of her blindness and the family gives special appreciation to neighbors Ed and Robin Krason. Helen is survived by two sons Richard W. (Carol) Alcorn, Jr. of Lordstown, OH, and Joseph M. (Jeannie) Alcorn of Charleroi, PA, two daughters Theresa D. (William) Jones of Salem, OH with whom Helen resided and Berneice H. (Fred) Smith of York, PA. Helen was a grandmother of 11 and a great grandmother of 6, also survived by a daughter in law Judith Alcorn Gonzales (widow of William). She is preceded in death by her ex-husband Richard W. Alcorn, Sr. her son William J. Alcorn, 3 brothers, Guy, Harold and Charles Learn, 3 sisters, Iva Harper, Ruth Cooper and Veva Johnson. Friends will be received in the A. J. Bekavac Funeral Home 555 Fifth St. Clairton, PA 15025 on Saturday May 26, 2012 from 11AM till time of service at 1PM with Rev. Frank Trotta officiating. Procession and committal service will follow in Round Hill Cemetery Chapel in Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St. Youngstown, OH 44512 and the First Presbyterian Church of Clairton 501 Mitchell Ave Clairton, PA 15025.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl Learn (1879 - 1943)
  Mabel Learn Gibson Merriman (1882 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard W Alcorn (1918 - 1999)
 
 Children:
  William James Alcorn (1949 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Guy A Learn (1906 - 1984)*
  Ruth W Learn Cooper (1911 - 2005)*
  Harold Learn (1914 - 1928)*
  Helen Beatrice Learn Alcorn (1917 - 2012)
  Charles R. Learn (1919 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Round Hill Cemetery
Elizabeth
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section F, Lot 59, Grave 1
 
Maintained by: Fred Smith
Originally Created by: Mona Anderson
Record added: Jun 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111639290
Helen Beatrice <i>Learn</i> Alcorn
Added by: Mona Anderson
 
Helen Beatrice <i>Learn</i> Alcorn
Added by: Fred Smith
 
Helen Beatrice <i>Learn</i> Alcorn
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