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Kenneth Helm

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On April 30, 2013 @ 7:45 pm In Obituaries | 3 Comments

Kenneth D. Helm


Kenneth “Ken” Helm, 87, of Lancaster died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Doris (Dennis) Helm. They were married 63 years in June 2012.

He is also survived by a son: Craig M. Helm, husband of Melissa J.; and two daughters: Terry H. Ebersole, wife of J. Rollin, and Nancy E. Helm, partner of Sophia B.; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Ken proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII as a tail gunner.

He retired in 1988 after a lifelong career at Armstrong World Industries.

Ken enjoyed many summers camping and fishing on Chincoteague and Assateague Islands with his family.

At his request there will be no service. Contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.


Condolences for the family of “Kenneth Helm”

Condolence from Andrew Helm on May 2nd, 2013 10:04 am

I will always remember Gramp’s belly laugh and gentle ways …. In my mind he will always be surf-fishing in the sun-golden tides of Assateague Island. A great man from a great generation. We all miss you very much and love and blessings to the entire family.

Condolence from M. Eugene Hannum on May 2nd, 2013 7:34 pm

I am very sorry to read of Ken’s passing. I send condolences to all the family. I truly enjoyed working with Ken for many years and will always remember him as a warm, considerate personality. May God’s grace ease your grief. Gene Hannum

Condolence from Leona,Joanne,George Rineer on May 4th, 2013 10:57 am

Sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Our thoughts are with you.

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