OBITUARY: Helen V. Stahl

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Helen V. Stahl, age 88, a resident of The Shook Home of Chambersburg and formerly of 213 Apple Blossom Way, Chambersburg, died at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in the Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Feb. 19, 1924 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of the late Brinton S. and Olive May (Koons) Tosten. She and her husband, Robert L. Stahl, were married in October 1946 in Hagerstown, Md. He died Dec. 10, 1995.

Helen worked at the former United Telephone Co. of Greencastle, T.B. Woods and Stanley Co., both of Chambersburg, and last worked at the former Cross Roads Dairy near Greencastle.

She was a 1942 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Helen was a lifelong member of the Ebenezer “Guitners” United Brethren Church of Greencastle.

Surviving family are one son, Terry M. (husband of Saundra) Stahl, Chambersburg; one daughter, Brenda S. Orner, Chambersburg; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Betty (Mrs. William) Johns, a resident of  ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Stahl Jr. in 1964; and one brother, Charles H. Tosten, in 2010.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20 from the Ebenezer “Guitners” United Brethren Church, 3661 Williamson Road, Greencastle, with Pastor David Grove officiating.

Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, and at the church one hour before the service Friday.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to The Shook Home, 55 South Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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