Helen C. Schreffler, 75, of Rebuck died Wednesday, July 25 at her home. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Guy E. Schreffler. The couple married May 4, 1974.
Born October 25, 1936 at Sunbury Hospital, she was a daughter of the late Francis G. and Katie M. (Snyder) Oxenrider. Helen attended the former Mahanoy Joint High School. She was employed at Muskin Shoe Factory, the Gratz shirt factory, Wiconisco Factory and retired in 1999 from Stitches in Sunbury.
She was a member of Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church. She was also a member of the Mahantongo Fire Company and its women's auxiliary, a member of the Lower Northumberland Senior Citizens, the Rebekah Lodge of Dornsife and the Woodmen of the World Lodge of Pitman.
Surviving are her husband Guy; two children and their spouses, Connie Adams and her husband Trace and Jack Hamilton and his wife Sue; two step children, Ernest Schreffler and his wife Diane and Joyce McRae and her husband Roger; four grandchildren, Kyna Steinmeier, Shannen Heim, Jack Hamilton, Jr. and Justin Hamilton; four step grandchildren, Steven Schreffler, Keith Janson, Melissa Janson and Brian Romberger; three great grandchildren, Jacqui Heim, Braxton Steinmeier, and Addison Steinmeier; three step great grandchildren; three brothers, Almond, Mark and Carl Oxenrider; two sisters, Eleanor Rebuck and Nancy Wetzel; as well as nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
A viewing was held on Sunday, July 29, at the Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, 1133 Ridge Rd., Klingerstown, with the Rebekah Lodge conducting their service at 8 p.m. and from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, July 30 at the funeral home where the funeral service followed at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Raymond Brown officiating. Burial was at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Leck Kill.
Memorial contributions in Helen's name may be made to Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church, 5189 Schwaben Creek Rd., Leck Kill, PA 17836.
To sign the online guest book please visit www.srrfh.com
Published in News Item on August 2, 2012, Thursday