Helen M. Carvell, 91, formerly of Denver, cook, enjoyed quilting and word searches

By on January 7, 2015

Helen M. Carvell, 91, of Pleasant View Retirement Community in Manheim, formerly of Denver, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital.

She was born in Fritztown to the late Irvin and Emma (Hainley) Remp and was the wife of the late Norman L. Freeman, who passed away in 1980 and Luke L. Carvell, who passed away in 2005.

Helen was a former member of the Vinemont Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Pleasant View Quilters, and was active in the ladies auxiliary of the Denver Lions Club. Helen enjoyed quilting, needlework, word searches, and volunteering at the thrift shop. She was a wonderful caregiver, always putting others before herself.

She was a hard worker, helped run the family farm and later employed for 18 years as a prep cook for Howard Johnson’s, Bob’s Big Boy, and the Bowmansville Plaza.

Helen is survived by a daughter: Brenda L., wife of N. Lavern Lausch of Denver; two step-daughters; three granddaughters: Kristine M. Hill, Korrine A. Stokrp and Samantha R. Huntley; three step-grandchildren; five great-grandsons; three step-great-granddaughters; and a sister: June.

In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother: Leon; and three sisters: Elva, Verna and Pauline.

Services were held Jan. 3 at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Tim Craven officiating. Interment took place in the Muddy Creek Cemetery.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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