April 14, 1921 - May 10, 2013
Betty F. Helsel, 92, Claysburg, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
She was born in Claysburg, daughter of the late Mark and Catherine (Benton) Walter. She married Orville P. "Petey" Helsel on May 17, 1943, in Cumberland, Md. He passed away on Oct. 13, 2001.
Surviving are a son, Richard P. Helsel and wife, Sharon, of Crownsville, Md.; a brother, Robert P. Walter and wife, Phyllis, both of Claysburg; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Richard L. Helsel, and a brother, John Walter.
Betty was a member of the Lower Claar Church of the Brethren since 1934.
She retired from the A. W. Smith Market after 25 years of service and also worked on the family produce farm.
She enjoyed quilting and needle work, canning, cooking and crossword puzzles.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg, and 9:30 till the 10 a.m. funeral service Tuesday at the Lower Claar Church of the Brethren, 1044 Lower Claar Road, Claysburg, with Pastor John Winesickle officiating. Interment will be in Upper Claar Cemetery.