Helen Jean Burfield; “Hollywood Helen”

Helen Jean Burfield, 77, of 100 St. Francis Drive, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home. Born March 28, 1937, in Bradford she was a daughter of the late Emerson and Emma Cramer.

She was the widow of Louis Burfield. Mrs. Burfield attended Bradford Area Schools. She was a member of St. Bernard Church and sang in the church choir. “Hollywood Helen” was well known by the Bradford community, with a friendly hello, and a smile on her face for everyone.

She loved life! She was well known for her trips to Las Vegas to see Elvis, Engelbert Humperdinck, Marilyn Monroe and the Beatles. On her walks around town she would spend time at Lisa’s Hairport, Bradford City Fire Department and the Bradford Era.

She is survived by 12 children, a sister, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one son. Family will be receiving friends on Thursday November 20, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 33 South Ave. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am, Friday, November 21, 2014, in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant.

Burial will be in Limestone Cemetery. Family request donations to Destinations-Bradford, 1 Main Street, Bradford, PA 16701 or YWCA, 24 West Corydon Street, Bradford, PA 16701. On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

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