Helen Louise ((West) Simmers) Black

Born: Thu., Feb. 7, 1918
Died: Tue., Apr. 4, 2017


Memorial Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Wed., Apr. 12, 2017
Location: Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Inc.


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Waynesboro, PA
Helen Black

Helen Louise (nee West) (Simmers) Black, age 99, of Waynesboro, PA was called home on Tuesday morning, April 4, 2017 , at 12:058 a. m,, , in Falling Springs Rehabilitation Center and Nursing Home, Chambersburg,

Helen was born on Thursday, February 7, 1918 in Waynesboro and was the daughter of the late Rev. Walter A. and Carry (Sites) West.

She attended schools in the Waynesboro area.

She was married to her first late husband George C. Simmers and her second late husband Robert Black.

Helen was a CNA and worked for many years giving private care and at Quincy. She also use to own the Simmers Market in Rouzerville and school bus line Simmers Bus Line.

She was a member of Blue Rock United Brethren in Christ Church.

Helen is survived by a son George E. Simmers and companion Mary Souders of Waynesboro, granddaughters Heidi Plante of Shippensburg and Joella (Simmers) Cole of Fayetteville; and Jessica Perez and her husband Daren of Doswell, Virginia; grandson John Simmers and his wife Penny; 6 Great Grandchildren Haley, Brandon Jr., Keith and Sabrina; Sincere and Trent. She is preceded in death by two brothers.

Celebration of Life Memoiral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2 P.M. at the Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Inc. corners of S. Church and W. Second Streets, Waynesboro.  Mr. Paul Lochstampfor Officiating over informal sharing service.   Interment to follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Quincy, Pennsylvania. 

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Diane
   Posted Tue April 04, 2017
My heartfelt condolences to the family during this time of sorrow. The bible makes this comforting promise,"God is close to the brokenhearted;He saves those who are crushed in spirit."(Psalms 34:18)

ROGER
   Posted Wed April 05, 2017
My heart is saddened by your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time .

Ann West Holland
   Posted Tue April 25, 2017
Georgie so sorry to hear about Aunt Helen. Just found out today.

PJ
   Posted Fri May 05, 2017
My husband and I would like to express our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of your beloved Helen. Although we hadn't had the opportunity to meet Helen personally we do understand the the pain of losing one so dear. We would like to share with you comfort we have experienced from Gods word found in John 5:28,29. I especially love the resurrection account of Jesus resurrecting Lazarus here on earth back to the arms of those he loved. ( John 11) How wonderful, knowing that we too will experience such joy in time. Remember also that our Heavenly Father, Jehovah, ( Psalm 83:18) is always there for the broken hearted and those crushed in spirit... ( Psalm 34:18) Please take a few moments, share your memories with those who surround you, for the memories shared are the ones most truly cherished, may they bring you comfort and peace as you begin to heal. Take care of yourselves and each other during this very difficult time.

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