Helen M. Hess

Helen M. Hess, 89, formerly of Willow Street, died at Conestoga View on Friday, October 13, 2017. She was the wife of the late Harold S. “Bill” Hess, who died in March, 2017.

In her early years, Helen worked at the former Zimmerman’s Garment factory, and later in custodial services for the Lampeter-Strasburg School District. She had also worked with Bill on the family farm in Strasburg.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening and canning.

Born in Strasburg Township, she was the daughter of the late John, Sr., and Jennie (Eisenberger) McCullough. Helen is survived by her sons, Dale R. married to Rosemary (Witmer) Hess of New Providence and Raymond M. Hess Willow Street; four grandchildren, Matthew, Randal, Andrew and Lauryn; her brothers, Harold married to Geraldine McCullough of Colorado and Robert McCullough of Willow Street. She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Cari (McCue) Hess, a sister, Mary Ann Andrews and brothers, Paul, Raymond and John McCullough, Jr.

There will be a viewing on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 6 until 8 PM in the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA and again on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Refton Brethren In Christ Church, Refton, PA from 10 until 11 AM. The funeral is Wednesday at 11 AM in the church with Pastor Mike Anderson and Pastor John Meck officiating. Interment will follow in Willow Street Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution in Helen’s memory to Refton Brethren In Christ Church, 110 Church St., Refton, PA 17568.

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