About An Amazing Life|Help

Selina Helen
Downey (May)

February 8, 1939 – October 5, 2022

Share this tribute
Selina Downey
Memorial Candles Lit for Selina | SEE ALL
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC

Obituary for Selina Helen Downey (May)

Selina H. Downey, 83, of Whitehall, passed away on Oct. 5, 2022. Born in Wilkes Barre, she was a daughter of the late Zigmund and Helen (Klimovitch) May. She worked for many years as a Caseworker for Lehigh County DPW retiring about 2002. She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth's R. C. Church and also helped in the Preschool Extended Care program there.

Survivors: She is survived by her children, Ellen Knoblach of Schnecksville, Robert Downey (Elizabeth) of State College, Kathy Rangel (Jorge) of Coral Springs FL, James Downey (Ginny) of Bethlehem; brother, Thomas May (Cathy) of Allentown; sister, Patricia Shupp of Rochester NY; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Her greatest joy in life was being Grammy.

Services: Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, Oct. 14th from 10:00-11:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. all at Queenship of Mary R.C. Church, 1324 Newport Ave., Northampton. Burial - St. Mary's Cemetery, Wilkes Barre. Arr. by JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Grandma's Helping Grandma's (a ministry of Assumption BVM Church) 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, Bethlehem PA 18015. Please write In Memory of Selina Downey in Memo of Check.


When Friday, October 14th, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am
Queenship of Mary R. C. Church
1324 Newport Avenue
Northampton, PA 18067

Service Information

Friday, October 14th, 2022 11:00am
Queenship of Mary R. C. Church
1324 Newport Avenue
Northampton, PA 18067

Interment Information

St. Mary's Cemetery - Wilkes Barre PA
1594 South Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706
Interment Extra Info
Rite of Committal, will take place at the Cemetery Chapel at 1:45 P.M. Saturday, October 14th.
Share by: