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Helena L. Reiss Bortz
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1911
Lower Saucon
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2006
Lower Saucon
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA

The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, October 3, 2006
Helena L. Bortz, 94, of Hellertown, died October 1, 2006 in Mary Ellen Nursing Home. Born in Lower Saucon Township, she was a daughter of the late William and Laura (Cressman) Reiss. She was the widow of Ronald K. Smith, who died in 1958, and George Bortz, who died in 1989. She was a homemaker for several Hellertown families when she was younger. She was a member of New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Leithsville.

Survivors: Daughter, Claudia, wife of Donald Koch, of Hellertown; brother, William Reiss of Hellertown; sister, Edith Mindler of Allentown; grandchildren, Gail Larkin, Allen and Chad Koch; great- grandchildren, Sean, Colin, and Tiffany.

Services: Wednesday, October 4, 2 p.m., Hellertown Union Cemetery. Calling hours will be private. The Falk Funeral Home & Crematory, Hellertown, is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Reiss (1885 - 1956)
  Laura Cressman Leith Reiss (1884 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Ronald K. Smith (1909 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daughter Reiss (1907 - 1907)*
  Earl Lester Reiss (1907 - 1908)*
  Edith M. Reiss Mindler (1909 - 2010)*
  Emma S. Reiss (1910 - 1911)*
  Helena L. Reiss Bortz (1911 - 2006)
  William E. Reiss (1922 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Hellertown
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: John Davies
Record added: Apr 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88235829
Helena L. <i>Reiss</i> Bortz
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Helena L. <i>Reiss</i> Bortz
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Helena L. <i>Reiss</i> Bortz
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