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Helen B. Zoner, 96, of Harmonsburg , PA, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Wesbury Grace Health Center, after a short period of declining health.
She was born in Kingsville, Pa. (Clarion County), on Oct. 8, 1920, to the late Orlo Starn Burnham Sr. and Estella (Dinger) Burnham. She was married to Calvin Zoner for 51 years; he preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 2006.
Helen was a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother and truly cherished all of her family and her many friends. She will be missed greatly by all.
Survivors include a brother, Dennis Burnham of Grove City; daughters, Sylvia Wilcox (Bruce) of Franklinton, N.C., and Melissa McLaughlin (Scott) of Saegertown; a son, Douglas Zoner (Mary) of Austinburg; grandchildren, Ryan Curtis (Samantha) of Franklinton, N.C., Tyler Zoner (fiancée Becky) of Columbus, and Aidanne and Brywn McLaughlin of Saegertown; a great-grandchild, Ryan Starn Curtis, and another expected in September; nephews, John Burnham (Ruth) of Conneautville, and Rick Johnson of Warren, Pa.; nieces Cindi Kunz (John) of Centerville, and Patricia Gillette of Conneautville; and many great-nieces and nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Orlo Starn Burnham Jr.; a sister, Leona Johnson; a niece, Cheryl Ellis; and a great-granddaughter, Savita Curtis.
Calling hours will be Friday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at ROYAL-COLEMAN FUNERAL HOME, 6028 U. S. Hwy. 6, Linesville, Pa. royalcomemanfuneralcome.com.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday at the Harmonsburg United Methodist Church, 14182 First St., Harmonsburg, Pa.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, in Harmonsburg.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Saegertown Sheep & Swine 4-H Club, 16938 Maple Dr., Saegertown, Pa. 16433, or the Harmonsburg United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 232, Harmonsburg, Pa. 16422.
Published on March 21, 2017
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