Helen A. Eberly, 96, formerly of Ephrata, PA, passed
away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at The Gardens at Stevens. Her husband, the late Milton F. Eberly passed
away September 13, 1982.
Helen was born in Ephrata, daughter of the late Phares
and Mary (Miller) Buch. She was a member
of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lincoln-Ephrata, PA and worked as a drug
store clerk for many years before retiring at the age of 82.
Helen was a longtime school crossing guard in Lincoln
and was known as "Helen On-The-Hill."
She was also a member of the Lincoln Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.
At one time an avid golfer, Helen was a member of
the Lebanon Valley Golf Club.
Helen is survived by two children: Lamar "Sonnie"
Eberly (Wilma) of Lititz, PA and Pamela Levering (David) of Harrisburg, PA;
three grandsons: Robert Bartholomew (Michelle), Chad Eberly, and Brandon
Bartholomew (Michelle); four great-grandchildren: Cody Eberly (Erica), Kirsten Eberly, Brianna Bartholomew, and Gavin Bartholomew; and great-great-granddaughter, Raegan
Also surviving is a sister, Pauline Matthews (John);
sister-in-law, Betty Buch; brother-in-law: Stanley Devonshire; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Helen was
preceded in death by a great-grandson, Alec Bartholomew; and four siblings:
Ethel Sweigart, Pearl Eberly, Mary Jane Devonshire, and Clarence "Jack" Buch.
Friends will be received at Salem Evangelical
Lutheran Church, 1331 West Main Street Ephrata, PA 17522 on Friday, November 23,
2018 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Funeral
services officiated by the Rev. Jeffrey Goodman will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed
by interment at Lincoln Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank all those who cared for
Helen at The Gardens at Stevens.
In lieu of flowers; please consider memorial
donations in Helen's name to Salem Lutheran Church at the above address or, to
the Lincoln Fire Co. at 38 S. Market St. Ephrata, PA 17522.