Gary High School 1914-1978

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Helen Marie Puckett
(May 25, 1925 - May 26, 2009) 

Helen Marie Magyar Puckett, 84, of Garden Oaks, Princeton, formerly of Gary, died early Tuesday morning, May 26, 2009 at her residence. Born May 25, 1925, at Gary, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Magyar Sr. & Elizabeth Lutian Magyar.

 Mrs. Puckett was a graduate of Gary High School, Class of 1943. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. While her health permitted, she was a active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Powhatan. Mrs. Puckett had been a life long resident of Gary until moving to Princeton 4 years ago.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son Bobby Puckett along with all of her siblings; Joseph Magyar Jr., Louise Brylski and Margaret Ann Hayes Weeden.

Survivors Her loving and caring husband of nearly 61 years, Ralph Edward Puckett Sr. Two children Ralph Edward Puckett Jr. of Newbern NC Bonnie Navarre & husband Robert of Atlanta GA Four Grandchildren Tyson Puckett, Ashleigh Howell, Alexandra Navarre & Allison Navarre

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, may 29, 2009 from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Harrison Street in Princeton with Father That Son Nguyen as the celebrant. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Garden in Princeton. Friends may visit with the family today (Thursday) from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Family & friends may share messages of love and concerns via Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends