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Helen Ann Sypult, 95, formerly of Farmington, WV passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the Pierpont Center in Fairmont. She was born August 3, 1920 in Monongah, WV, daughter of the late Max and Anna (Ubach) Rauer.

She was a former postmaster for the USPS in Farmington, from which she retired after 25 years of service. At one time, she was also employed at Owens Illinois Glass Factory. Helen was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Farmington, the Farmington Women’s Club, and the National Association of Post Masters.

Survivors include her children, Charles E. Capet of Fairmont, Cathy L. Maxwell and husband Terry of Fairmont; her stepchildren, Clyde W. Sypult and wife Norma of Fayetteville, WV, Diane Schneider of Myrtle Beach, SC, Craig Sypult and wife Lenise of Homer City, PA; grandchildren, Jeffrey Maxwell and wife Melissa, Benjamin Maxwell and wife Chesney, Chad Capet and wife Mandy, Christy Capet and fiancé Jessica Trevora; step grandchildren, Andy and Mark Sorine, Chris Stache, Jullie Soltis, Stephen, Kaleigh, and Jason Sypult; great grandchildren, Nathan, Kaden, Caroline, Jocelyn, and Maggie Maxwell, and Ava Capet.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Lewis Capet; her second husband, Clyde C. Sypult; a stepson, Michael Sypult; a granddaughter, Tiffany Capet Maxwell; her siblings, Elmer Rauer, Herb Rauer, Max Rauer, Gertrude Horn, Eva Rauer, and William Rauer.

The family will receive friends at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday May 1, in the funeral home with Pete Staud officiating. Interment will follow at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmington.

Condolences may be sent online to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on April 30, 2016
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