Cousins , Helen M. 71
North Buffalo Township
Helen M. Cousins, 71, of North Buffalo Township, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at her residence. She was born Aug. 22, 1941, in Kittanning, daughter of Allen and Susie (Beck) Brink. Helen was a member of the North Buffalo Grace Brethren Church. She formerly worked at the Hillcrest Superette and Fair Winds Manor. She enjoyed gardening, going to their camp in Elk County and taking care of her husband. Surviving are two sons, Joseph (Shari) Cousins and John (Cindy) Cousins, both of Kittanning; a stepson, Franklin (Kristen) Cousins Jr., and stepdaughter, Barb Harkleroad, both of Kittanning; two sisters, Margaret Cousins and Ruth Brink, both of Kittanning; and a brother, Allen Brink, of Kittanning. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Franklin R. Cousins Sr., who died Nov. 29, 2011; and a son, Daniel Cousins. Friends will be welcomed from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at the WELCH FUNERAL HOME, Ford City. Further visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the North Buffalo Grace Brethren Church with the Rev. David M. Blevins officiating. Interment will follow in Grace Brethren Cemetery, North Buffalo Township. To sign the online guest book, please visit http://www.welchfh.com.