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Tuesday September 8th, 2020
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Wednesday September 9th, 2020
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Wednesday September 9th, 2020

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Helen Starner

Helen M. Starner, 91, of Gardners, PA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Huntington Township to the late Lloyd Russell and Esther Mae (Paxton) Cline on April 15, 1929 and was the widow of Delmar Starner who passed away in 1997.

Helen retired from Knouse Foods as a clerical worker and attended Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Ladies Aid. Helen enjoyed the outdoors, especially flowers and gardening, cooking, traveling and collecting anything with elephants. She was beloved by many who knew her and had a kind and compassionate soul.

She is survived by her son, Leslie D. Starner (Barbara) of Gardners; granddaughters, Laura Black of Gardners and Melissa Barr of Mechanicsburg; 4 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Nancy Mauss of Biglerville and Curtis Cline of Gardners. Helen was preceded in death by daughter, Kathy Bender, son, Lynn Starner and brother, Richard Cline.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Rd., Gardners, PA 17324 with Rev. David Clark officiating. A viewing will be held Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 and Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be in the Goodyear Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to her church. Visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com to offer condolences to the family.

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Helen was the loveliest and kindest person. She let nothing get in her way if an event was happening at Mt. Zion.  I'm so sorry we did not get to see her as often because of covid-19.  She will be sorely missed.

June and Bob Cline Sep 5 2020 12:00 AM

May your hearts and souls find peace and comfort and may our caring thoughts help you through this difficult time. As time passes, may the fond memories of Helen touch your hearts and bring you solaceDolores and Jack

Dolores and Jack Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Such a special lady and wonderful neighbor. She will always have a special place in our hearts . Peace & Love, Jeff & Babette

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

You'll always be in our hearts, even though we are apart. Love, NancyRob, Catherine, Isabel and Grace

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM