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Helen E. Bortz

December 13, 1928 December 6, 2018
Helen E. Bortz
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Helen E. Bortz, 89, of 110 Fredonia Rd., Greenville, (Hempfield Twp.), PA, formerly of 30 Redfoot Rd., Delaware Twp., passed away following an extended illness at 9:29 am on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at The Grove at Greenville.

She was born in Otter Creek Township, PA on December 13, 1928 to the late, Lawrence Simon and Mary Ellen (Wasser) Froman.

Helen was a long-time member of the Jerusalem Christian Church in Greenville, where she belonged to the bible study group and was a member of the busy bees quilters. She was also a long-time member of the Stony Point Grange No. 1694.

Helen was a 1946 Fredonia Delaware Joint High School graduate. She retired from Mercer County Living Center in 1986, after working there for thirteen years as a cook. Prior to that, she worked at the Greenville Ice Rink for eleven years, where she was known to many as H.B.

Helen enjoyed quilting, knitting, crocheting and embroidery work.

She is survived by: daughter, Nancy Ann Gordon, and her husband Harry "Butch," of Hartsville, SC; son, Larry Edward Bortz of Greenville, PA; granddaughter, Angela M. Bachochin, and her husband, Chris, of Lamar, SC; and two great grandchildren, Anna M. Bachochin and Michael J. Bachochin, both of Lamar, SC.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a previous husband, Charles R. Bortz.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 9, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Jerusalem Christian Church, 560 Donation Rd., Greenville.

A funeral service with committal prayers will follow the visitation at the church at 4:00 pm on Sunday, December 9, 2018, with John Canon, minister of the church, officiating.

Burial will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Stoneboro, PA.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Jerusalem Christian Church, 560 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125. Messages of sympathy, stories, and photos can be shared at: www.osborne-williams.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of: OSBORNE-WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 73-75 Columbia Ave. Greenville, PA 16125


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Visitation

Sunday

9

Dec

3:00 PM 12/9/2018 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/9/2018 4:00:00 PM
Jerusalem Christian Church

560 Donation Rd.
Greenville, PA 16125

Jerusalem Christian Church
560 Donation Rd. Greenville 16125 PA
United States

Funeral and Committal Service

Sunday

9

Dec

4:00 PM 12/9/2018 4:00:00 PM
Jerusalem Christian Church

560 Donation Rd.
Greenville, PA 16125

Jerusalem Christian Church
560 Donation Rd. Greenville 16125 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

1470 School Rd,
Stoneboro, PA 16153

1470 School Rd, Stoneboro 16153 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Jerusalem Christian Church

560 Donation Rd.
Greenville, PA 16125
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