Helen Stiefel

Obituary of Helen Stiefel

Helen E. (Johnson) Stiefel, 68, of Pottstown, PA passed away in her sleep on Saturday, July 1, 2017. She was the wife of Erick C. Stiefel.

Born in Coaldale, PA in October 1948, Helen was a daughter of the late Earl C. Johnson and Virginia A. (Miller) Johnson.  

She enjoyed traveling, but especially enjoyed traveling to Ocala, Florida in the winter to be with her “winter family." She loved all animals, but her favorite was her West Highland Terrier, Piper. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Christopher Guardiani, husband of Deborah Lyle of Boca Raton, FL, and Anthony L. Guardiani, husband of Melanie S. of Pottstown, PA; two step-daughters, Christina M. LaScala, wife of Nicholas of Exeter Township, PA and Ericka Vartabedian, wife of John of Exeter Township, PA; two sisters, Virginia Spokas, and her companion Kevin Herman of Jim Thorpe, PA and Mary Fox of Lake Hauto, PA; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother-in-law, Larry Fox of Nesquehoning, PA; and many nieces and nephews.

A calling hour will take place on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 10-11 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11 am. Inurnment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to American Heart Association at https://donatenow.heart.org Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com