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Helen (Parmer) Maker

July 21, 1931 ~ January 16, 2019 (age 87)

Helen (Parmer) Maker, 87, of Manheim, with family by her side went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  Born Tuesday, July 21, 1931 to the late Edgar J. and Helen I. (Sweitzer) Wallace and her late foster parents Willis and Ruth Leaman.

Helen retired from M&M Mars in 1993.  She had a love for flowers and gardening and enjoyed needlework and painting.  Most importantly she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.

Surviving are her sons: James Richard Dosch of Lancaster, and Steven Lee Dosch of Elizabethtown; daughters, Anne Louise Dosch of Mount Joy, and Kathy L. Dalton and husband Robert J. of Elizabethtown; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and a brother George A. Wallace.  She is predeceased by her siblings Betty A. Nuse and Edgar J. Wallace, Jr. and a granddaughter Kaitlyn E. Dalton.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2PM at the Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 N. Market St., Elizabethtown, PA 17022 with Pastor Justin Dosch officiating.  A time of viewing will be held from 1PM until time of the service.  Burial will follow in Mount Tunnel Cemetery, Elizabethtown. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Water Street Misison, 210 S. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

Donations may be made to:

Water Street Mission
210 S. Prince St., Lancaster PA 17603

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