CASSEL — Valerie Dawn Cassel, 57, of Mount Carmel. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Bethany Bible Fellowship Church, 654 Wilburton Road, Mount Carmel. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alva Mark Cassel to assist with medical expenses and memorial costs. Online viewing will be available. For more information on the virtual memorial, email The Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

DEWALT — The Rev. Marvin E. Dewalt, 94, of The Highlands at Wyomissing. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Atonement Lutheran Church, 5 Wyomissing Boulevard, Wyomissing, PA 19610. Face masks will be required. The service may be viewed via live-stream at, click on services. Interment will be at Hill Church Cemetery, Boyertown, PA at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Highlands at Wyomissing Endowment Fund, Attn: VP of Development & Marketing, 2000 Cambridge Ave., Wyomissing, PA 19610. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606 is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

GUDLESKI — Helen C. (Cort) Gudleski, 90, of 11 School House Road, Danville. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 47 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, with Father Francis Karwacki as celebrant. Burial will follow in Our Mother of Consolation Cemetery, Mount Carmel Township. Visitation will be held in the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Arrangements are in care of C.J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, C.J. Lucas IV, supervisor. To send condolences to the family, go to

HELFRICK — Edward William Helfrick (“Senator Ed”), 93, of Elysburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday in the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 599 W. Center St., Elysburg, with Father Patrick Devine officiating. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. Viewing will be held in the lobby of the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish Center from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers, and because of his passion for stray dogs, please make donations in memory of Senator Ed to Arrangements are in care of C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine Street, Mount Carmel, PA 17851, C. J. Lucas IV, supervisor. To send condolences to the family please visit

SHULSKI — Paul F. Shulski, 73 of 337 West Second Street, Mount Carmel. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Cemetery, Ralpho Township. Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III, supervisor, is entrusted with arrangements. To leave a condolence to the family, please visit

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