Estella J. Helm


Estella J. Helm, 81, of Montoursville, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was born Dec. 17, 1935, in Loyalsock Twp., a daughter of the late Chester and Rachel Freezer Mahaffey.

Estella retired from Penn College and had also worked for the former G.T.E. Sylvania. She was a member of the Farragut-Mount Zion United Methodist Church. She enjoyed the outdoors, birds, gardening, walking and her country music.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth E. (Tammy) Helm, of Montoursville; daughters, Elaine J. Lambert and Elizabeth J. (Jeffrey) Ward, both of Montoursville; brother, William C. (Nancy) Mahaffey, of Montoursville; sister, Doris Berta, of Montoursville; grandchildren, Rachel (Josh) Ford, Hannah Ward, Quintin and Colin Helm; and great-granddaughters, Anna and Abigail Ford.

At Estella’s request all services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.