Helen L. Weishaar

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BONNEAUVILLE Helen Louise "Weze" Weishaar, 87, entered into God's eternal care Friday, September 7, 2012, at the Hanover Hospital. Helen was the loving wife of Raymond M. Weishaar, who died September 1, 2006. Born February 18, 1925, in Mt. Pleasant Township, she was the daughter of the late George J. and Annie G. (Ginter) Miller. Mrs. Weishaar was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Bonneauville. Her other memberships included the Parish Council of Catholic Women, past president of the Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary of Bonneauville, the Bonneauville Volunteer Fire Company, and the International Ladies Garment Worker Union. Prior to being a housewife and taking care of her family, Helen worked at the Gettysburg Shoe Factory, various sewing factories, and was employed by the former Peace Light Inn of Gettysburg. Helen is survived by three sons, Michael J. Weishaar and his wife, Vicki of Hanover, Robert A. Weishaar and his wife, Frances of Gettysburg, and David F. "George" Weishaar of Gettysburg; six daughters, Veronica J. Orndorff and her husband, Greg of Gettysburg, Elaine M. Clabaugh of Gettysburg, Sharon A. Rang and her husband, Michael of Gettysburg, Deborah L. Redding and her husband, Robert of New Oxford, Cindy A. Hartlaub and her husband, Sam of Gettysburg, and Pamela A. Arentz and her husband, Brian of Gettysburg; 27 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and three sisters, Catherine Harmon of Aspers, Dorothy Schriver of Gettysburg, and Theresa I. Miller of Westminster, Md. She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen L. Weishaar, who died November 12, 1968; her grandson, Shaun D. Weishaar, who died in 1982; her two infant great-grandsons; two brothers, Leo F. Miller and George E. Miller; and four sisters, Mary E. Miller, Margaret A. Miller, Edith Miller, and Mildred Miller. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 12 E. Hanover St., Bonneauville, with Father Augusty T. Valomchalil as the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church Cemetery, Bonneauville. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 66 E. Hanover St., Bonneauville, with a Prayer Service and Resuscitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Serving as casketbearers will be Mark Weishaar, Kurt Orndorff, Chad Clabaugh, Scott Weishaar, Christopher Rang, Keith Redding, Nathan Hartlaub, Brady Arentz, and Tessa Weishaar. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 12 E. Hanover St., Gettysburg, PA 17325; or to the Adams County Office for Aging, 318 W. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com
Published in Evening Sun on Sept. 8, 2012
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