2009-07-16 / Obituaries

Helen L. Dickinson

Saltillo, 81

Helen L. Dickinson, 81, Saltillo, Pa., died Friday, July 10, 2009, at J.C. Blair Hospital in Huntingdon.

She was born August 12, 1927 in Wells Valley, Pa., the daughter of the late Harry and Margaret (Strike) Newman. She was married to the late Percy A. Dickinson October 19, 1946.

Earlier in life, she was employed by the Stanley Co. in Chambersburg, as a supervisor. For the last 10 years, she worked at Southern Huntingdon County School District in the cafeteria.

She was a member of Three Springs United Methodist Church in Three Springs.

She is survived by her two sons: Gary (husband of Julia)Dickinson of Apollo, Pa.; and Craig (husband of Darlene) Dickinson of Shade Gap; nine grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren; one brother, Charlie Newman of Breezewood; and one sister, Sally Defenderfer of Chambersburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Margeret Newman; her husband, Percy A. Dickinson; and one daughter, Linda Middaugh.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. Interment was at Wells Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Ken Grunden officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to Three Spring United Methodist Church.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome. com.

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