Helen K. Carson, 91, formerly of 602 S. 15th St., Columbia, PA died on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown. She was the wife of the late Jacob G. Carson who preceded her in death in 2002. Born in Columbia, PA she was the daughter of the late George P. and Helen Metzger Kahler. She retired in 1972 after 15 years of service for Civil Service as a Section Secretary having worked at both the Marietta Depot and Olmstead AFB. She also worked as an Assistant Administrative Secretary for the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce for 10 years. Helen was a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church and the Columbia Chapter of the Eastern Star Order #366.
Surviving are 2 Sons: Jack R. husband of Barbara Carson of Biloxi, Mississippi and Ronald L. husband of Victoria Carson of West Chester, PA and a Daughter: Elaine wife of James Hensel of Lititz, PA. Also surviving are 6 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.
Helen's Life Celebration will be held from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St. Columbia, PA on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 11:00AM (VIEWING: 10:00AM – 11:00AM) with Rev. Thomas Grubbs officiating. Interment will follow in Mountville Cemetery. At Helen's request please omit flowers. Memorial Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to the American Heart Association Lancaster Chapter, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. www.cwkraftfh.com