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Helen M. Pumphrey

August 18, 1914 July 27, 2004
Helen M. Pumphrey
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Helen M. Pumphrey, age 89, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell. She was born August 18, 1914, in Belle Valley, daughter of the late Joseph J. and Anna E. Krempasky Kochalko. She was a 1932 graduate of Belle Valley High School; a former employee of General Electric, Cleveland; a quality control employee of Data Products of Canoga Park, California; and had worked during the Depression in Washington D.C. for Congressman Robert Secrest. She was also a member of the Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Belle Valley, and its Catholic Women's Club. Mrs. Pumphrey is preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Kochalko, Jr. She is survived by two brothers, Frank Kochalko of San Marcos, California and Al (Marjorie Jane) Kochalko of Hebron, Ohio; a sister, Inez L. Oliver of Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday, July 29, from 5-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell. The funeral mass will be Friday, July 30, at 10AM, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Belle Valley, with Father Dale Tornes as celebrant. Christian scripture service will be Thursday evening at 8PM. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Belle Valley.

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