Helen A. (Galica) Holloman, age 96, of Filbert, died on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born on August 18, 1924, in Filbert, daughter of the late John and Bertha (Bonick) Galica.
Helen enjoyed playing bingo. She was a member of the Christian Mothers of St. Francis of Assisi - Footedale, the Golden Group and the New Salem Ladies Auxiliary.
Along with her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband William G. Holloman, Sr.; sons, William Holloman, Jr. and David Holloman; daughters, Karen and Donna Holloman; brothers and sister, John, Stanley, Joseph and Thomas Galica and Irene Conroy.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, John Galica and wife Judy of Irwin, PA, Susan Shimek, Patricia Taylor and husband Ron, Elizabeth Kuhn and husband Charles, all of Filbert, Barbara Angelo and husband Vince of Allison, and Richard Holloman and partner Tom West of McClellandtown; sister, Frances Duda; also survived by ten grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Dearth Funeral Home, 35 South Mill Street, New Salem, PA 15468 on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, where a Prayer Service will be held Monday at 9:30 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church - Footedale, with Rev. Fr. William G. Berkey officiating. Interment in LaFayette Memorial Park. www.dearthfh.com.
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