2013-04-18 / Obituaries

Helen M. Johnston

McConnellsburg, 90

Helen Mildred “Honey” Johnston, 90, of McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center.

She was born January 16, 1923, in Fort Loudon, Pa., the daughter of the late John and Della (Gress) Jarrett. She was married to the late Dean Johnston in October of 1952. She worked much of her life as a bartender at various bars in the Fulton County area, including the VFW and the Conestoga.

She is survived by two children: Ronald (husband of Arlene) Umbrell of Mc- Connellsburg and Saundra F. (wife of Sammie) Peck, McConnellsburg; one stepson, Dean (husband of Judy) Johnston Jr. of West Virginia; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by John and Della Jarrett; her husband, Dean Johnston; one sister, Mary Faillo, and three brothers: Dick, John and Harry Jarrett.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2013, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. Interment will be held at Stenger Hill Cemetery. Rev. Dick Bernhard officiated.

Memorial donations may be made to The Children’s Fund for Glycogen Storage Disease Research, 917 Bethany Mountain Road, Cheshire, CT 06410.

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

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