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YORK Helen M. (Charleston) Elicker, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at York Lutheran Home at Sprenkle Drive. She was the wife of the late William H. Elicker. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 3293 Broad St., Emigsville, with her pastor, The Rev. Stephen W. Yambor, officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, is in charge of arrangements. Born October 20, 1922, in York, a daughter of the late Ralph C. and Laura E. (Hake) Charleston, she was a graduate of North York High School. Mrs. Elicker retired in 1975 from American Chain and Cable Co. She was an active member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, and served on Church Council. She was active with ACCO Social Club Retirees; was a member of the former Manchester Twp. Lioness Club, where she served as treasurer; and was a former member of AARP Golf group at Briarwood Golf course. She was also active with LSS Ladies Auxiliary and North York Women's Club. Helen and William enjoyed traveling and going on cruises. Their travels took them throughout the U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, and all over the world. Mrs. Elicker is survived by eight nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Charleston and John Glenn Charleston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 91, Emigsville, PA 17318; or to Lutheran Social Services, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., York, PA 17404. Send Condolences at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 20, 2014
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