Edward C. “Big Ed” Helman, 65, of Clymer, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
He was the son of Harry and Ethel (Stephens) Helman, born on February 28, 1956 in Indiana, PA.
Ed worked for Delaney Chevrolet in Indiana, Birdwell, Dresser Atlas, Airborne Express and then 422 Mobil Home Sales where he delivered mobile homes until 2018 when he was stricken with cancer. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather. Ed enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and hanging out with his friends. He enjoyed very much hunting with his granddaughter Kassidy and spending time with her. Ed enjoyed the mountains and camping with his family and friends. He made everyone laugh and have a good time when he was around. Ed was a member of the Dixonville Moose, Clymer Slovak Club, Clymer American Legion, Sinnemahoning and Heilwood Sportsmen’s Clubs. You always knew when Ed was around, he loved dancing and hanging out with his buddy’s and drinking up the suds. He will be sadly missed by his wife, son, granddaughter, all his family and his dog Willie and everyone that knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Cox) Helman, his mother, Ethel Stephens, one son, Chuck Helman and wife Wendy, one granddaughter, Kassidy Helman, five bothers and sisters, Barb Blatt, Ken Helman and wife Cinda, Dale “Butch” Helman and companion George McMillen, Deb Helman and companion Maudie Bommel and Bonnie Fry and husband Joe.
Ed was preceded in death by his father, one son, Casey Helman, stepdaughter, Sara and his three dogs, Cocoa, LeRoy and Miss Pnut.
Friends will be received on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 2 to 6 pm at the McCabe~Roof Funeral Home, 565 Franklin St., Clymer with Ed’s funeral service to follow at 6 pm with Pastor Caleb Fugate officiating. Interment will be private for the family. Face Masks and social distancing will be required.
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