Helen J. Whaley, of Williamsport, passed away Sept. 18 at Susquehanna Health Care. She was 72.
She was a graduate of Les Femmes Beauty School in Cleveland, enjoyed jazz and wrote poetry.
She is survived by her mother, Helen Diggs; son, Thomas Whaley; daughters, Belinda Diggs and Tiffany Whaley; three grandchildren; and sister, Bessie Smith, all of Williamsport.
As per Mrs. Whaley's wishes, all services are private. (Morse & Kleese).