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Lloyd Helman Jr. 1933-2023

Mr. Lloyd Helman Jr., 90, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Friday, November 17, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Lloyd Helman Jr.
Lloyd Helman Jr.

Born April 24, 1933 in Guilford Township, PA, he was the son of the late Lloyd M. and Louise (Knepper) Helman.

He served in the U.S. Army from March 9, 1953 until February 14, 1955, serving in Korea.

He and his wife of over 71 years, Phyllis (Tawney) Helman, were married on June 6, 1952, in Gettysburg, PA.

Mr. Helman was employed at Inland Container Corp., Biglerville, PA for 10 years. He later worked for James River (Georgia Pacific), as a forklift operator for 28 years, retiring on March 1, 1992. After retirement, he worked for Keystone Ford, Greencastle, as a parts delivery man.

He attended services at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro.

Mr. Helman enjoyed watching westerns, motorcycling, and nascar racing.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children: Lloyd “Doug” Helman (Kim) of Chambersburg, Howard E. “Gene” Helman (Shirley) of Newburg, PA, Melissa L. Wagaman (Darrell) of Quincy, PA, and Timothy C. Helman (Lorrie) of Chambersburg; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was the last of his immediate family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Flora and Kathryn DeShong; and three brothers, Michael Helman, Charles Helman and Harry Helman.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2023 in The Chapel at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, 9244 Five Forks Road, Waynesboro with Pastor Bill Shank officiating.

Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Tuesday morning, in the chapel at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: SpiriTrust Lutheran Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.


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