Jean A. Krape

Jean A. Krape, 93, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the Gatehouse.

Born Sept. 26, 1919, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Elsie (Knerr) Helm. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Krape, in 1982.

Jean retired from Sylvania after 37 years of service. She was a member of Lycoming Presbyterian Church. Jean enjoyed the outdoors and loved dogs.

Surviving are three nephews, Keith G. Helm (Rebecca), Fred K. Helm and Rictor V. Helm, all of Williamsport; and seven great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport. Burial will be at Wildwood Cemetery. A viewing will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Knight-Confer Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jean’s name may be made to the SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.