Helen L. Cowan

June 16, 2016

Cowan, Helen Obituary

Helen L. Cowan, 88, formerly of Neelyton, PA and more recently a resident of Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, PA, died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at UPMC, Altoona, PA.

Born December 11, 1927 in Dublin Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, she was a daughter of the late Roy & Vernal (Devinney) Johnson. She was married to Herbert A. Cowan on April 29, 1946. Mr. Cowan preceded in death March 29, 1987.

Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Fraker and husband Wade of Newville, PA and Nancy Covert and husband Carl of Orbisonia, PA. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Kimberly Wiser and husband Stephen, Troy Fraker, John Fraker and wife Becky and Lisa Covert and companion Nathan Searer, five great grandchildren, Steven Mentzer and wife Lindsay, Randall Mentzer, Devon Fraker, Preston Fraker and Brandon Fraker and two great great grandchildren, Sheldon Mentzer and Londyn Mentzer. Five brothers and one sister preceded in death.

Mrs. Cowan had attended the Neelyton Pine Grove Presbyterian Church, Neelyton, PA. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Shade Gap Volunteer Fire Company and the Shade Gap Senior Citizens.

During her life she was employed at various sewing factories.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no public viewing or visitation. Interment will be made at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, RD. Shade Gap, PA.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.

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