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Helen Dicton

April 22, 1938 — July 23, 2020

Helen B. (Zluky) Dicton, 82, of Shavertown, passed away at home on July 23, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Luzerne on April 22, 1938, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Ungvarsky Zluky. Helen was proceeded in death by her infant brother, Michael Zluky,
and her sister, Anna Kovalick.

She was a graduate of St. John Nepomucene Parochial School and Luzerne High School. Helen started her career at Woodbury in Wilkes-Barre, later working for Westinghouse in New Jersey, and retired after finishing her career at Berkheimer Associates in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Helen’s greatest joy in life was her family. She was extremely proud of the accomplishments of her daughters, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family, and loved spending time with them.

Helen is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, James, daughters Susan Meyer and her husband Jeffrey of Connecticut, and Sandra Boyle and her husband Christopher of Shavertown. She is also survived by a brother Stephen Zluky of New Jersey, her grandchildren Matthew Boyle, Kristen Boyle, Thomas Boyle, Lauren Meyer, and Megan Meyer, and many nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held, Monday, July 27, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Gate of Heaven Church, Matchell Ave, Dallas. Interment will be in St. Johns Cemetery, Courtdale. Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, Pa. 18612. Due to Covid restrictions, there will be no calling hours at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Bayada Hospice for their care and support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Helen's name to the Susan G. Komen Fund, the American Cancer Society, or Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Condolences may be sent by visiting our website,

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Dicton, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 27, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Gate of Heaven ChurchGate of Heaven Church

40 Machell Ave, Dallas, PA 18612

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Johns Cemetery, Courtdale


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