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Helen M. Muckel
Helen M. (James) Muckel, 99, formerly of Mohnton, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the home of her daughter in Lancaster County.
She was the wife of Luther C. Muckel who died on March 3, 1999.
Born in Morgantown, she was the daughter of the late Warren H. and Catherine (Hogg) James.
Helen retired from the Bollman Hat Company in Adamstown. She enjoyed crocheting baby blankets and afghans for all her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and loved to play bingo. She was a member of the Brecknock Twp. Fire Company and was the oldest member of the Alleghenyville Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Surviving are four children Patricia (Muckel), widow of Paul S. Buohl of Denver; Mary (Muckel), wife of David Imes of Perkiomenville; and Grace (Muckel), wife of Roman Petrosky of Sinking Spring; and Luther V. Muckel of Mohnton.
She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Sandra Eager, Kelly Eager, Diane Glasford, Stephanie Long, Brad Imes, Paul Walker, and Jennifer Olafsen; 12 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Joan Kline, grandson, Dennis Olafsen, and three siblings, Grace Seifert, George James, and William James.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., 21 Chestnut Street, Mohnton, with Pastor Thomas H. Reinfel, officiating.
Friends may call on Friday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be private for the family at Allegheny Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Allegheny Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1327 Alleghenyville Road, Mohnton, PA 19540; or to the Brecknock Twp. Fire Co. 1153 Kurtz Mill Road, Mohnton, PA 19540.