Helen B. Bivens, 82

January 22, 2009

JAN. 20, 1927-JAN. 20, 2009

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- Helen B. Bivens, 82, formerly of Mercersburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, at Menno Haven Nursing Center in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Jan. 20, 1927, near Mercersburg, she was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Hazel M. Shoemaker Bivens.

She was a 1944 graduate of the former Mercersburg High School.

She retired from Greencastle Sportswear in 1992.

She attended First United Methodist Church in Mercersburg.

She is survived by one sister, Jean B. Deck of Mercersburg; and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Bivens; and two brothers, Bill Bivens and Dean Bivens.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg. The Rev. David Blontz will officiate.

There will be no viewing.


Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 11 N. Fayette St., Mercersburg, PA 17236.

Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.

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