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Helen (Merkel) Dugan
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Marian Manor Nursing Home
    2695 Winchester Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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“Sad to hear of the passing of Aunt Helen. We will always remember the happy gatherings she would host at the home on Mt. Washington for Christmas &...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Tom Lint - River Forest, IL

“So sorry for the loss of Aunt Helen. Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: peggy gregor rovers dicker - PA

“Jim, Michele, Tim, Tom, and Carrie-I was sad to hear of the passing of your mother and grandmother. My thoughts are with you and wished that I could...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Cindy Wescott - Watauga, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you on the passing of Aunt Helen, fond memories of Christmas's and picnics. Jim & Joanne Lint ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: jim Lint - cleveland heights, OH

“Mary Beth, Michele & Ralph,I was very sad to learn of your mom's passing. It is wonderful, however, to have had so much time with her. God bless...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Marion (Gregor) Colucci - PA


Age 103, formerly of Mt. Washington, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Laurence Dugan; loving mother of Mary Beth (the late Edward) Blackwood, Michele (James) Kraus and Ralph E. (Donna) Dugan; predeceased by nine siblings. Also survived by six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. During WWII, Helen worked for the Army Map Service and participated in the production of invasion maps for our armed services. She spent more than 20 years researching and developing her family's German genealogy and expressed her artistic talents through oil painting and watercolors.