Helen (Phillips) Hassler, 87, Denver, edited ‘Taste of Home’, enjoyed scrapbooking, traveling

By on January 28, 2015

Helen (Phillips) Hassler, 87, of Denver, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Maple Farm.

She was born in Mohnton to Irvin and Ella (Moyer) Phillips and was the wife of the late Bertram F. Hassler, who passed away in 2013, after sharing 68 years of marriage.

She was a 1945 graduate of the former Shillington High School and an editor of Taste of Home magazine. She enjoyed cooking, scrapbooking, playing cards, traveling, and watching her grandsons play sports and school activities. She loved her husband and family, especially her grandchildren.

The family would like to thank all the friends and staff that cared for Helen. She will be greatly missed by her friends.

Helen is survived by a son: Randolph, husband of Lynne (Miller) Hassler of Denver; two grandsons: Rory, husband of Michelle Hassler of Houston, Texas; and Ryan Hassler of Temple; and a great-granddaughter, Mallory.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother: Wayne Phillips; and two sisters: Carrie Welch and Mabel Eshelman.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m., at the Memory Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Ephrata, with Pastor Sandra L. Gideon officiating. Following the service, the family will receive friends at noon at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 80 E. Main St., Adamstown.

Memorial contributions in Helen’s memory may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 80 E. Main St., Adamstown.

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


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