Mrs. Helen E. (Smith) Nothstein

May 1, 1932 ~ January 1, 2019 (age 86)

Mrs. Helen E. Nothstein, 86, of Lehighton passed away on Tuesday, January 1st in The Mahoning Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton. She was the wife of the late Sherwood M. H. Nothstein who passed away September 24, 1992. Born in Mahoning Valley, on May 1st 1932, she was a daughter of the late Charles & Florence (Xander) Smith. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Scotty’s Fashions as a garment worker. She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mahoning Valley and was a member of The Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club. A family oriented person, she enjoyed spending time with her children & grandchildren. Surviving are 4 daughters, Sharon, wife of Franklin Smith, Susan, wife of Robert Hunsicker, Ruth Ann, wife of Paul Mriss of Lehighton, Terri, wife of Jeffrey Czonstka of Allentown, 4 sons, Wayne Nothstein & his wife Donna of Lehighton, Dwight Nothstein & his wife Orpha, of Lehighton, Drew Nothstein of Nesquehoning, David Nothstein & his wife Lori of Lehighton, 3 sisters, Gloria Heilman of Lehighton, Joy, wife of Louis Armbruster of Jim Thorpe, Doris, wife of Timothy Mazenko of Irvona, Pa., 19 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 2 Great-great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 5th at 11 a.m. at The Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton with SALM Emma Weaver officiating. Call 9-11 a.m. Sat. Interment in St. John’s Cemetery, Mahoning Valley, Pa. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 826 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton, Pa. 18235 or The Lehighton Fire Department, 132 South 3rd Street, Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at

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