Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Athertons in:
 • Meyers Cemetery
 • Welsh Run
 • Franklin County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Helen E. Harnish Atherton
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 19, 1914
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1998
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Helen E. Atherton, 83, of 9936 Reeder Road, Mercersburg, died unexpectedly at 1:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7, 1998, in the emergency room of Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born Nov. 19, 1914, near Claylick, she was a daughter of the late Amos and Clarabelle Robinson Harnish.

She was a member of Kasiesville Bible Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher.

During World War II, she worked at the former Fairchild Industries, Hagerstown. Later, she worked at Mercersburg Dress Factory, and she had been a housekeeper in the Mercersburg area.

She enjoyed gardening.

John H. Atherton, her husband, died Dec. 1, 1996.

Surviving are two daughters, Connie (Mrs. William) Hornbaker of Mercersburg and Kay (Mrs. J. Rodney) Funk of Waynesboro; four grandchildren; two step granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and a sister and a brother, Leona Pfoutz and George C. Harnish, both of Mercersburg. A sister and two brothers also preceded her in death.

Burial will be Thursday in Meyers Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Public Opinion Newspaper
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Tuesday, September 8, 1998 
Family links: 
  John H Atherton (1908 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Meyers Cemetery
Welsh Run
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Vickie Arana
Record added: Jul 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72499284

- Vickie Arana
 Added: Jul. 2, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service