Helen M. Kough, 81, of Newville, passed away
Monday, March 14, 2011, with her family by her side at Shippensburg Health Center. She was born in Green Township, Franklin
County on Thursday, February 20, 1930, and was a daughter of the late Joseph H. and Eva (Jamison) Snoke Rock.
She was involved in many community organizations
throughout her life including Cub Scout Den mother, Girl Scout Leader, 4-H Leader, and a dedicated Big Spring Band Booster.
Helen was also a life member of the Penn Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and enjoyed making chicken corn soup
for the Firemen's fair for many years. She was a member of Centerville Lutheran Church, where she had been involved in the
Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. One of her passions was spending time with her family and RV camping. Another hobby
was tending her garden, growing roses and other types of bulb flowers.
Helen is survived by her loving husband of 63
years, Robert W. Kough, Sr., her son, Robert W. Jr. (and his wife Julie) Kough of Newville and two daughters; Deborah
C. (and her husband, Stephen A.) Zeigler and Sally J. Miller of Newville, three grandsons; Stephen Kough of Dillsburg and
Joseph and Matthew Miller of Shippensburg, four step-grandsons; Greg, Van, and Robert Thorson of Carlisle and Richard Thorson
of Newville, twelve great-grandchildren and four great-great-grand children, a brother, Merle H. (and his wife Pauline) Snoke
of Walnut Bottom and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on
Friday, March 18, 2011 at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Pastor Jerri Morton and Pastor Jean Kuebler
will officiate. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at the funeral home and on Friday, March 18, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may
be made to Centerville Lutheran Church, 1874 Walnut Bottom Road, Newville, PA 17241 or Penn Township Vol. Fire Dept., 1750
Pine Road, Newville, PA 17241.
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You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time.
Sorry to learn of Helen's death. May God Bless and Comfort you during your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this
I know she will be greatly missed.
I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing.
You and your family are in my prayers.
My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you all.
She was a sweet lady. May God hold you close to his heart during this difficult time. My prayers are with
I am sorry for your loss and you are all in my
prayers and thoughts.
Sommer (Hefflefinger) Johnson
Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish
Jack & Bab Robinholt
My condolences to all the family, but especially to husband
Bob and son Robert II, whom I knew best of all. I have many fond memories of living in Centerville, knowing the Keogh family
and being their 'paper boy' for a time.
So sorry to hear about the passing of Helen.
She was a wonderful lady. May God give you peace and strength.
I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Helens passing. She was
a very special lady. I pray that God gives you all comfort and peace with her passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Debbie and Steve and extended family,
We are so sorry
to hear of your mother's passing and are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Abigail, Bill & Culver
WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY, YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
THE TWP. WILL BE MAKING A MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTION TO PENN TOWNSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.
SINCERELY, COOKE TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
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