Helen Marie Steinla, 83

September 03, 2009

AUG. 7, 1926-SEPT. 2, 2009

Helen Marie Steinla, 83, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Saturday, Aug. 7, 1926, in Frostburg, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry Craze and the late Pearl Porter Craze.

She graduated from Beall High School in Frostburg.

She attended the Living Room in Martinsburg, W.Va., and Conococheague Grace Brethren Church in Greencastle, Pa. She retired in 1991 after 26 years of employment with Melart Jewelers.

She is survived by a daughter, Stacy Troxell and husband Rick of Williamsport, Md.; one son, John Steinla and wife Cheryl of Maugansville, Md.; grandson, Rhet Troxell of Williamsport; three granddaughters, Britta Troxell of Williamsport, Jill Steinla of Maugansville and Jennifer Steinla Barlup of Zullinger, Pa.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Erma Craze White.

Services will be Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at 1:30 p.m., from the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Paul Hutchison officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.

Interment will follow at the Beautiful View Cemetery, State Line, Pa.

Memorial donations may be made to ALS-MDA National Headquarters, 3300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718.

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