2012-05-03 / Obituaries

Helen M. Stahle Ohio, 88

Helen M. Stahle (nee: Price), 88, Ohio, died Thursday April 26, 2012, of dementia at her daughter’s home in Ohio.

She was born May 10, 1923, in Belle Grove, Md., to WH Harrison Price and Viola Evelyn Barnes Price. She was married on January 18, 1943, to Cloyd L. “Joe” Stahle and was a longtime resident of Buck Valley, Pa.

She was a lifelong farmer and homemaker. Over the years she worked at Beck’s Hotel, the local canning factory; Hepburns Orchard, London Fog sewing factory, and Diehl’s Jewelry. She was a talented seamstress and quilter who also enjoyed needlework. She was a “dead eye” shooting field varmints.

She was saved when she was 12, and had attended churches from Piney Plains, Md., to Amaranth, Pa.

She was a Gold Circle member of the ladies auxiliary VFW, and an active supporter of Buck Valley Park and Buck Valley Memorial Association for many years.

She is survived by a daughter, Dianne, wife to Charles Myers; six grandchildren: Charles, Eva, Justine, Jenna, Jolene, and Jada; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters: Gladys Sigel; June, wife of Kenneth Scriever; and Yvonne, wife of James McLean.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cloyd; a daughter, Sandra; a sister, Eileen; a brother, Robert, and a niece, Elton.

A memorial service is being planned and will be announced in the coming weeks.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Methodist Church Cemetery, c/o Lee Lashley, 712 Gienger Rd., Warfordsburg, PA 17267, or to the Buck Valley Park, c/o Homer Stahle, 2147 Fairview Rd., Warfordsburg, PA 17267.

Online condolences at www.laubenthalmercado.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home of Elyria, Ohio.

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