Mary C.

Mary C. Helman, 87, formerly of New Franklin Road, died Friday in the Franklin County Nursing Home.

She was a member of Chambersburg Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Grover C. Helman. Surviving are six daughters, Mary Lewis, Carrie Wingert, Eva Defenderfer, Betty McClure, Dorothy Clark and Doris Gayman, all of Chambersburg; four sons, Charles A. of Roxbury, Kenneth E. and Lonnie L., both of Chambersburg, and Roy D. of Fayetteville; two brothers, Garnet L. Keefer of Lansing, Mich., and Irvine J. Keefer of Hanover; 24 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at noon Tuesday in the chapel of Geisel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grindstone Hill Cemetery. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin County Nursing Home, 201 Franklin Farms Lane, Chambersburg 17201.

The Sunday Patriot-News Harrisburg, PA March 13, 1994