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Helen P. Stover

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Helen P. Stover, 89, of Carlisle, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Cumberland Crossing Retirement Community, Carlisle.  She was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late Mary (Keadle) Gipe, and was the widow of Robert A. “Smokey” Stover, who died Feb. 21, 1997.

Helen graduated in 1942 from Carlisle High School and served on the “Class of 42” Committee.  Helen formerly attended the former First United Methodist Church in Carlisle.  She was a loving homemaker, a former Girl Scout Leader and former Shamrock Club and American Business Women’s Association member.

She is survived by one daughter, Louise S. Nicholson of Carlisle, two sons; Larry R. (and wife, Patty) Stover of Newville and Les C. (and wife, Ronna Lee) Stover of Plainfield, five grandchildren; Kami Greenawalt, Matthew, Seth and Austin Stover and Amy Magnuson, twin great-granddaughters; Layna and Kady Magnuson and several nieces and nephews.  Helen was predeceased by brother, Elmer Pittman and sister, Betty Lee Gipe.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Vernon Gauthier officiating.  Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  A viewing will be held Wednesday evening from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110. 

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 My sympathies to you in your loss, Larry and Patty. A loss for all you friends.

Anna Mullen

My condolences to your family, Larry and Patty. Death is an enemy, according to the Bible, and, recently with my dad's passing, I know how true that is. We all cope/grieve differently. Take your time.

Tammy Mullen Schall


 Les and Ronna -
 Everyone in your Athletic family has you in our prayers.

BSHS Athletics

 Larry and Patty,
Our sympathy is with both you and your family in your time of sorrow.

Bob and Lorraina Meredith

 I am sorry about the loss of Helen. She was a kind and lovely lady and I enjoyed taking care of her while she was at Cumberland Crossing's. Prayers go out to you and your family. Memories will always be with you.

Darlene Zimmerman

Larry, Patty and family,
We send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Your Giant Family

 Larry & Patty,
So sorry to hear of your loss.
Sending our deepest sympathy.

 Rick & Glenda Myers

 To our class of 70, Patty and Larry, 
 So sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

Larry and Patty

Our prayers and thought are with you and your family

Your Martins Family

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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