Helen L. Barnhart
Helen Le Vesta Mason Barnhart, age 90, of Hancock, Md., passed away at her home with her family by her side on Sunday, April 29, 2012.
Born March 25, 1922 at Berkeley Springs, W.Va., to the late Rumsey C. Mason and Hazel Yonker Coffin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Barnhart, Sr., on November 19, 1998, and whom she married November 11, 1942.
She graduated from Hancock High School in 1941.
In her early years she worked at Montgomery Ward mail order company, and the Bendix Radio Aviation Corporation as an inspector, both in Baltimore, Md. In her later years she was a retail clerk in Hancock stores.
She was a member of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, in Hancock.
She is survived by a son, Robert J. Barnhart, Jr. and wife, Faye; a daughter, Sylvia Moats and husband, Eddie; five grandchildren, Robbie Barnhart and wife, Cindy, Chera Van Meter and husband, Ronnie, Rachele Orndorff and fiancée Corey True, Crystal Stotler and husband, Ben, Heidi Gaither and significant other, Chris Dibble; seven great-grandchildren, Joel Barnhart, Shawn Barnhart, Aaron Van Meter, Allyson Van Meter, Kaydence Gaither, Aaliyah Orndorff and Isabelle Stotler.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Mason; and a great-grandson, Hunter Van Meter.
A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday May 2, 2012, at 11 a.m., at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 2 East High Street, Hancock, Md. Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt, Jr. will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Memorial service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County or St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Hancock.
Arrangements were handled by the Grove Funeral Home Hancock, Md.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.