- The Daily Local, 9 Jan 2011:
Jane E. Helms, 87, of Honey Brook, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at the Meadows Health Care Center at the Tel Hai retirement Community, following an illness.
She was born in Lancaster on Nov. 30, 1923. She was the daughter of the late Rees W. and Sara Helms.
Jane was a graduate of Albright College. She retired in 1978 as a librarian/school teacher for the Twin Valley School District. Jane was very active in the Honey Brook community, serving as borough secretary and in Democratic Party issues for Northwestern Chester County. She was also a former member of the Twin Valley School District Board. Jane attended both the Honey Brook United Methodist and Honey Brook Presbyterian churches.
She was the last immediate member of her family. She is survived by nephews, nieces, and dear friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, from The Labs Funeral Home Inc., 141 Pequea Ave., Honey Brook, with the Rev. William J. Wisneski officiating.
Interment will be private at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Cemetery.
A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Jane to the Honey Brook Community Library, P.O. Box 182, Honey Brook, PA 19344-0182.