2009-01-29 / Obituaries

Helen B. Bivens, Chambersburg, 82

Helen B. Bivens, formerly of Mercersburg, died Tuesday, January 20, 2009, in Menno Haven Nursing Center, Chambersburg. She had been a guest at Menno Haven since 2000.

Born January 20, 1927, near Mercersburg, she was a daughter of the late Paul W. and Hazel M. Shoemaker Bivens.

She was a 1944 graduate of the former Mercersburg High School.

She was a former employee of Sagner Co., McConnellsburg, and retired from Greencastle Sportswear in 1992.

She attended First United Methodist Church of Mercersburg.

Surviving are a sister, Jean B. (Mrs. Donald) Deck, Mercersburg and three nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dori Bivens and her brothers: Bill and Dean Bivens.

Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 24, in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg. Rev. David Blontz officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 11 N. Fayette St., Mercersburg, PA 17236.

Arrangements were by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.

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