Helena M. ‘Sissy’ Knutsen

KNUTSEN, Helena M. “Sissy,” 91, of Steubenville, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at Bolger Country Club Manor.

She was born in Steubenville on Nov. 11, 1922, a daughter of the late C. Jerome and Helen F. Loftus Mettenberger.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, its Catholic Women’s Club and St. Francis Society. Sissy was retired from Ohio Bell where she worked in the construction department. She also was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America and the Salvation Army Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Knutsen; son Marvin Knutsen; brother, Jerome E. Mettenberger and sister, Mary E. Jones. She is survived by her sons, Howard (Judy) Knutsen of Bay Village, OH and Thomas (Donna) Knutsen of Weirton, WV; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and dearest friend John Welsh of Steubenville.

Friends may call at St. Peter.s Catholic Church, Steubenville on Thursday, March 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. until time of Funeral Liturgy with Mass at 11:30 a.m. with Fr. Timothy Huffman as celebrant. Burial at Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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