Helen M. Paige

Date of Death: 9/23/2018

Helen M. Paige, LCDR, 96, Carrolltown passed away September 23, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born December 9, 1921 in Patton, the daughter of Frederick R. and Lucille (Bates) Maurer.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Richard H. Paige, brother Robert F. Maurer and daughter-in-law Julie (Weaver) Paige. She is survived by her son Rick A. Paige, Carrolltown, brother Richard (Pauline) Maurer, Carrolltown, cousins Rogata Nagle, E. Grace Bouman, OH and Anne Reichman, CA and many nieces and nephews.  She was a 1943 graduate of University of Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing and a 1950 graduate from the University of Pennsylvania as a registered occupational therapist.  Helen developed the transitional care unit at City Hospital in New York City in 1949.  She served in the US Navy Nurse Corps during World War II from 1944 to 1947 and was recalled into the Navy during the Korean War in 1951 before retiring from the US Navy.  She was member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, Navy Nurse Corps Association and several other professional organizations, American Legion Post 506, Carrolltown and was a former member of the Cambria County Historical Society.  At Helen’s request there will be no visitation.  Memorial Mass 10:00 am Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown by Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB.  Interment church cemetery.  Full Military Rites will be accorded by local veterans.  Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Carrolltown. (www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com)

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