Helen M. Knorr


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Helen M Knorr, 97, of 626 Chestnut Street, Hegins, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at her residence.

She was born on Saturday, Dec. 30, 1916, in Kulpmont, a daughter of the late Elmer H. Miller and the late Lesta Long Miller.

She was a 1935 graduate of the former Kulpmont High School.

She was a seamstress for former Philmark Mfg. prior to her retirement.

She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ, Hegins.

She was also a member of the Hegins Fire Company Auxiliary.

Helen enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, cooking, and baking.

Her husband Leroy A. Knorr died in 2002. Also preceding her in death in addition to her husband and parents were a son Leroy A. Knorr, Jr.; a grandson, Joseph Knorr; three brothers, Harold Miller, William Miller, and Allen Miller; and three sisters, Mabel Howells, Edna Mercurio, and Anna Boyer.

She is survived by a grandson, Kenneth Knorr of Lavelle; a granddaughter, Karen Lesher of Grantville; a great grandson, Robert Lesher of Ashland; and a great great granddaughter, Addison Lesher of Ashland.

Funeral services will be held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Friday, July 11, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Michael C. Klahr officiating assisted by Rev. Claude Schach. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be made in Friedens Cemetery, Hegins.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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