Helen M. (DePaolo) Kowatch

May 13, 1926 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 94)


Helen M. (DePaolo) Kowatch, 94, of Latrobe, passed away October 10, 2020 at Orion Personal Care Home, Hampton Township.  She was born May 13, 1926 in Blairsville, PA, the daughter of Antonio and Marie Camilla DePaolo of Blairsville. She was a member of Saint Vincent Basilica parish. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Albert (they were married for 62 great years), and a sister Angelina Madonna of Baltimore, MD.  She was previously employed as a waitress at Clearview Lounge where she always said she met so many nice people. She is survived by her son Dennis W. Kowatch and his wife Peggy of Latrobe.  Three grandchildren Lauren Kowatch, Nathan Kowatch and his wife Amanda and Erick Kowatch all of Latrobe.  She and her husband Albert said the grandchildren were the joy of their lives. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews from Latrobe, Baltimore Maryland California and Georgia.  Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 PM, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at the Frederick Funeral Home Inc., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe PA 15650.  We respectfully request your adherence to all current medical guidelines, including wearing a mask and social distancing, as well as your understanding as we maintain occupancy limits.  Funeral Mass and interment at St. Vincent Cemetery will be private.   To purchase flowers or send condolences please visit

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October 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Frederick Funeral Home, Inc.
1543 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, PA 15650

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