Helen F. Howell, 80, formerly of Hetrick Road, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, March 24, 2013, at Sycamore Manor Health Center in Montoursville.
Born on April 2, 1932, in Beaver Springs, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Alice (Dreese) Felker. On March 31, 1950, she married Gene S. Howell who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2008.
Helen attended Beaver Vocational School and was a member of the class of 1952.
Helen F. Howell
She had previously been employed at Eureka Paper Box in Williamsport, Carey McFalls in Montoursville, and also worked as a cook for Tag's Bar and Grill and the Weldon's Cafeteria.
Mrs. Howell attended the Faith Baptist Church in Beaver Springs.
Helen was active at area flea markets, collected antiques, and enjoyed gardening, bird watching and was well known for her cooking.
She is survived by two daughters and two sons-in-law, Diana K. Griffin of Williamsport, Louise M. and Steve Zondory of Jersey Shore, and Craig Levan of Muncy; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ned Felker of Halifax; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Kathryn Narehood of Beavertown and Betsy Ann and Dallas Klinger of Beaver Springs.
Mrs. Howell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Debra L. LeVan; a brother, Joe Felker; and great-granddaughter, Brittany Helton.
Friends and family will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, at the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Donald Dennis officiating.
Burial will follow at the Paxtonville Cemetery.