Anita (Dry) Helm

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Anita M. Helm, 85, of Blandon, passed away on

Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the Reading Hospital.

She was the beloved wife of the late James C. Helm who passed away on August 14, 2017.

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Elizabeth (Bloch) Dry.

During her life, she was employed as a secretary for the Muhlenberg School District for 20 years, retiring in 1994.

Anita is survived by her daughter, Marie Anita Howe, of Las Vegas, Nev.; granddaughter, Nicole Francis, of Hatboro; Michele Assetto, of Leesburg, Va.; Julian Guerra, of Las

Vegas, Nev.; stepdaughter, Martha Bergman; and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Elijah Reinert; and second husband, Leroy Schaeffer.

Graveside service will be held at Forest Hills Memorial Park, 390 W. Neversink Rd., Reading, PA 19606, on

Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.

Online condolences may be made to

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Reading, PA 19601
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Published in Reading Eagle on Sept. 10, 2018