Helen I. Gracey

September 11, 2015

Gracey, Helen Obituary

Helen I. Gracey, 79, Witter Road, Waterfall, PA died at 8:30 AM, Friday, September 11, 2015 at the Overly Meadows wing of the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.

Born July 24, 1936 at Webster's Mills, Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Ruby (Johnson) Bishop. She was married to Donald R. Gracey who survives at home.

Mrs. Gracey is survived by a son Randy Shoop, Waynesboro, PA and a daughter Michelle Gilbert, Wells Tannery, PA along with the following stepchildren: Jesse Rosenberry, Waterfall, PA; Cindy Drawbaugh, Lowell, Indiana; Doug Gracey, Willow Hill, PA; Theresa DeShong, McConnellsburg, PA; and Greg Gracey, McConnellsburg, PA.

Three brothers, John Bishop, Charles Bishop, and Harold Bishop, all of McConnellsburg, PA and four sisters, Martha Shoemaker, Big Cove Tannery, PA, Lois Carbaugh and Elena Seiders, both of Hummelstown, PA and Nancy Bryner, Berkeley Springs, West Virgina survive.

There are 49 grandchildren and great grandchildren in her family.

A daughter Debra Shoop and three brothers, George Bishop, William Bishop, and Calvin Bishop and three sisters, Dorothy Bishop, Mary Fetters, and Mildred Truax are deceased.

Mrs. Gracey was a member of the Center United Methodist Church, Waterfall, PA.

In her early years, she was a homemaker. She later worked at Sagner, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA and as a waitress at the Family House Restaurant, Breezewood, PA.

Mrs. Gracey was a loving wife, mother and a great cook, always trying new recipes that turned out well. After all of her chores were completed, she enjoyed working crossword puzzles and watching soap operas on TV.

In the evenings, she and her husband enjoyed watching the news and westerns.

She was also a avid country music fan.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, September 14, 2015 at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA with Pastor Betty Secrest officiating. Interment will be at Center Cemetery, Waterfall, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8:00 PM on Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday.




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September 13, 2015
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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M. R. Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt Street
Hustontown, PA 17255
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September 14, 2015
10:00 a.m.

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M. R. Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt Street
Hustontown, PA 17255
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September 14, 2015

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Center Cemetery

Waterfall, PA


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