|Birth: ||May 1, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 2012|
Helen T. Austen, 98, formerly of Palmer Twp, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth.
Born: May 1, 1913 in Easton she was a daughter of the late John G. and Elizabeth Bachman Taylor. She and her husband, John R. Austen have been married for 72 years.
Personal: A graduate of Wilson High School and Penn State University, she had been an English teacher at Wilson High School and a substitute teacher for the Easton Area School District. She was also a very active volunteer at the Easton Hospital Gift Shop.
Memberships: She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Wilson; the Women's Board of Easton Hospital; the Easton Hospital Board of Trustees and the Northampton Country Club.
Survivors: Her husband, John R.; sons: John T. and his wife Susan of Edgewater, FL and Branford, CT; Stephen R. and his wife Maureen of Charlotte, NC and Bluffton, SC; a sister: Mary Jane Leith of West Chester, PA; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday (1/16) in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2115 Washington Blvd., Wilson; with a calling period from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton, PA. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine.
Memorial Contributions: May be made to the VNA Hospice of St. Luke's, 1510 Valley Center Prky., Bethlehem, PA 18017 or Two Rivers Health and Wellness Foundation, 1101 Northampton St., Easton, PA 18042.
Northampton Memorial Shrine
Created by: Tom Romano
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105074085
Added: May. 17, 2013