Helen M. Herr, 94, of Willow Street, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
Born in Manor Township September 20, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Ira K. and Annie S. Mann. She was married 67 years to the late Christian S. Herr, who died October 11, 2012.
Helen was a lifelong member of the Willow Street Mennonite Church. Mrs. Herr was a devoted wife and mother who always put others before herself. She was a member of Farm Women Society #14, an avid gardener of vegetables and flowers, a great seamstress and quilter and a member of the WSM Sewing Circle. Her passion was entertaining friends and family and always trying a new recipe out.
Helen is survived by her 4 sons; Jay C. Herr, Gerald G. Herr (husband of Joni), Dale L. Herr, all of Willow Street, Donald L. Herr of Manheim; a grandson Steven Herr and a great-grandson Gary of Willow Street; 2 sisters, Cora K. Hoover of New Providence, and Martha M. married to Landis Sangrey of Lititz; and a sister in law, Pauline Lenox Mann of Wisconsin.
She was preceded in death by 5 siblings; Edith M. Gochnauer, George Mann, Anna K. Mann, Kathryn M. Stauffer and Esther K. Mann, who died at 9 months of age.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 18, at 11:00 A.M. at the Willow Street Mennonite Church, 399 East Penn Grant Road, Willow Street, PA with the Rev. Robert Breneman officiating. A viewing will be held at the church on Saturday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery.