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Carl B. Helm


Carl B. Helm, 93, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Frey Village Nursing Center, Middletown.

He was born on August 19, 1925 in Shippensburg and was the loving son of the late Ellsworth and Bertha (Brubaker) Helm.

Carl served in the United States Navy during World War II and was a proud veteran. He and his wife owned Helms Grocery Store in Middletown for 30+ years. Carl was a member of the former Londonderry Lions Club and the Lancaster Research and Recovery Club.

In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley (Sundy) Helm and his sister JoAnn Reyes.

Carl is survived by his son, Thomas C. (Dorothy) Helm of Allentown; daughter, Diana L. (Thomas) DuMond of Lower Swatara; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister Geraldine Espenshade.

A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Carl’s name to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc., 7790 Grayson Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa. with the funeral Arrangements.

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