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William Ettweine Helms, Jr.

William Ettweine Helms, Jr.

Male 1928 - 2020  (91 years)

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  • Name William Ettweine Helms 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 28 Nov 1928  PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Dec 1928  Ninth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Philadelpia County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 12 Apr 1930  250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1930 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Lansdowne Borough, 5th Precinct, Enumeration District 23-81, Sheet 11B.
    1930 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Lansdowne Borough, 5th Precinct, Enumeration District 23-81, Sheet 11B.
    1930 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Lansdowne Borough, 5th Precinct, Enumeration District 23-81, Sheet 11B.
    250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA
    250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA
    250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA
    Census 15 Apr 1940  250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1940 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Lansdowne, Enumeration District 23-101, Sheet 10A.
    1940 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Lansdowne, Enumeration District 23-101, Sheet 10A.
    1940 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Lansdowne, Enumeration District 23-101, Sheet 10A.
    Died 21 Aug 2020  PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William E. Helms, Jr., of West Chester and formerly of Lansdowne, PA, passed away on August 21, 2020.

      He was the son of the late William E., Sr. and Pansy May (nee Pickard) Helms. William graduated from Lansdowne High School in 1947. He served honorably in the US Army during the Korean War in the 2nd Infantry Division before being promoted to Sergeant, First Class. William started working for Bell of Pennsylvania in the mail room in 1947. He worked as an installer and repairman and was promoted to Foreman in 1965. William became an instructor before retiring in 1984. After retirement, he enjoyed cruises with his wife and wintered in Florida for several years. William also liked listening to music and watching sports, especially ice hockey, car racing, and horse racing. He was an amazing husband and father who loved his family more than anything.

      William was the beloved husband of Katherine (nee Micka) Helms for almost 67 years; loving father of William Helms, III (Mary), Patricia Thornton (Don), David Helms (Joan), and Linda Force (Dennis); preceded in death by his brother, Robert; also survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

      Services will be private due to COVID-19 restrictions.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, would be appreciated.
    Buried 26 Aug 2020  Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27  Helms Family
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2020 

    Father William Ettweine Helms,   b. 27 Dec 1894, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1987, Secane, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Pansy May Pickard,   b. 8 Dec 1898, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1977  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1927 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family K. 
    Children 
    +1. W. Helms, III
    +2. P. Helms
    +3. D. Helms
    +4. L. Helms
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F1408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Nov 1928 - PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Dec 1928 - Ninth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Philadelpia County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Apr 1930 - 250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Apr 1940 - 250 West Plumstead, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Aug 2020 - PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Aug 2020 - Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Portrait of William E. Helms, Jr.
    Portrait of William E. Helms, Jr.