Helen Louise (Hendershot) Dickerson

Born: Wed., Jun. 30, 1920
Died: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017


11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Pepper Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:30 PM Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Pepper Funeral Home

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Helen Dickerson, 97, long-time resident of Ellenton, PA (McNett Twp.) was called to her Heavenly reward on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from Darway Elder Care in Estella.

Helen Louise was born June 30, 1920 at Spring Hill near Wyalusing.  She was a daughter of the late J. Edward and Flora M. (Lattimer) Hendershot.  On June 1, 1946, Helen married Harold G. Dickerson in Elmira Heights. They were blessed with five children and shared over 45 years together before his passing on Oct. 20, 1991.

Caring for family and home came first in Helen’s life.  She was a member of the former First Baptist Church in Canton.  Helen loved her pet cats and especially enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting and crossword puzzles.

Surviving are three children; Robert (Mary) Finney of Leesburg, FL, Nancy Frey of Sayre and Gary Dickerson of Canton, a son-in-law, Anthony Migliaccio of Secane, PA, 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband Harold, she was predeceased by two daughters; Teresa “Terry” Rosbach in 2003 and Ann Marie Migliaccio in 2004, two grandchildren; Susan Plossl in 2002 and Anthony Migliaccio, III in 2006, also five siblings.

Calling hours are 11:30 – 12:30 P.M. prior to the funeral service at Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Dr., Canton.  Rev. Herbert Eby will officiate the funeral service at 12:30
on Saturday, Sept 2, followed by burial in Ellenton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, those who wish may consider a memorial to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St. Williamsport, PA 17701.  Share memories and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com

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Janet Cardell
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
This world has lost a wonderful woman and heaven has gained a special angel. All my love, today and always.

Janet Leigh

John Plossl
   Posted Fri September 01, 2017

GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was sent by Andrew Plossl.

So Sorry for loss of Great Grandma. Love Andrew Plossl

Tami Tillotson Martin
   Posted Sun September 10, 2017
Our deepest sympathies on the loss of Helen. I have very fond memories of Helen when she worked for my parents at The Lantern. Such a lovely, gracious lady! And cool under pressure, I can vouch for that. Again, condolences on your loss.

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