|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1920|
|Death: ||May 18, 2009|
Helen H. Gathmann, 89, of Valparaiso since 2004 and formerly of Bethel Park, PA, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Pines Village Retirement Community, Valparaiso.
She was born on February 9, 1920 in Bethlehem, PA to Percy Thomas and Jean Hope (Henderson) Hopper. Helen was a member of the Bethel Presbyterian Church in Bethel Park, PA and was an active resident at Pines Village Retirement Community in Valparaiso.
Helen is survived by 3 children, Margo (James) McColgin of Hamburg, NY, Hope (Harry) Niemeyer of Valparaiso, and Mark H. (Carol) Gathmann III of San Mateo, CA; 5 grandchildren, Kristan (Christopher) Saunders, Amy (Robert) Schillat, Michael Niemeyer, Daniel (Hera) Niemeyer, and Neal Niemeyer; 6 great grandchildren; and sister, Jean Hope Shambo of Wheaton, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mark H. Gathmann, Jr. on May 18, 1985; and her brother, Thomas Hopper.
Funeral services will be on Friday, May 22nd at 1:00 PM at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Bethel Park, PA with burial to follow at Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Park, PA. Visitation will be Friday at church from11:30 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested for the new gardens at Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso. www.moellerfuneralhome.com and www.henneyfuneralhome.com
Mark Hanna Gathmann (1919 - 1985)*
Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: May 20, 2009
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