Lauriha, Helen M., 86, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2018. A native of Reading, Pennsylvania, she was a Registered Nurse and a devoted Catholic and member of the Carmelites. She helped establish the Carmelites at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Spring Hill, Florida. Helen was a former champion gymnast on the balance beam, and played volleyball and baseball in High School. Her family also described her as a great cook, friendly and generous, and someone who loved to be with her family.
Mrs. Lauriha is survived by her loving husband Ed; her children Kathleen Rieter, Deborah Barrett, and William F. Flower; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William F. Flower, and her siblings.