Ruth N. Helman, 79, of Breinigsville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Carl C. Helman who passed away in 1995.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Edgar M. and Lillian E.(Rauch) Snyder. She worked as a seamstress for Stendig and Vitra Corporation before retiring in 1995. Ruth was a member of Macungie Church of the Nazarene and a formermember of Hershey Church of the Nazarene for many years.
Survivors: sons: Gary C and his wife Jodi of Englewood, FL; Andrew M. and his wife Carol of Catasauqua, PA; Philip J. and his wife Maryanne of Pine Grove, PA; daughters, Gayle R. Herman of Nesquehoning PA; Laurie A. Nyce and her husband William of Breinigsville, PA; eleven grandchildren Christopher and his wife Gail, Daniel and his wife Leah, Natalie. Nicholas, Amanda, Melissa, Mark, Kara and her husband Adam, Sherie and her husband Jeffrey, Joshua and Nathan; eleven great-grandchildren, Amber,Samuel, Dustin, Brad, Abby, Kayla, Kylie, Jasmyn, Jaycee, Joi and Shon; three greatgreat-grandchildren Logan, Dillan and Aurora; two brothers, William and Benjamin andtwo sisters, Dorothy Unser and Pauline Ramsey predeceased her.
Memorial service: 10:30 am Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, Trexler Funeral Home 1625Highland St., Allentown. Inturnment will follow at Arlington Memorial Park, Whitehall. A calling hour will begin at 9:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution in Ruth’s memory may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 South 12th St., Allentown, PA 18103.