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Helen Hughes Fretz – hospital housekeeper Helen Hughes Fretz – hospital housekeeper

Helen Hughes Fretz – hospital housekeeper

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Helen Hughes Fretz, 89, of Lower Nazareth Township and formerly of Doylestown, died Aug. 30, 2018, in the Moravian King’s Daughters Home, Bethlehem. Born in Simpson and raised in Mt. Carmel, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Chupak) Repella. She was the wife of the late Joseph Hughes and of the late John E. Fretz.

She was a housekeeper for more than 20 years for Doylestown Hospital before she retired in 1992.

She was of the Orthodox faith.

She is survived by three daughters, Mary Hughes and her husband Frank Kutnansky; Patricia McCloskey and her husband John, and Kristine Nelson; four sons, Lawrence, Joseph, David and Jeffrey Hughes; a brother, Peter Repella; a sister, Marian Repella; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by three brothers; and one sister.

Contributions may be made to St. George’s Orthodox Church or The Moravian King’s Daughter’s Home, c/o the funeral home, 527 Center St. Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Arrangements were made by James Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.