Helen Thorpe of Trappe
Helen T. (Holz) Thorpe, 82, wife of G. Herbert Thorpe Jr., W. 7th Ave., Trappe, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Seasons Hospice at Phoenixville Hospital.
Mrs. Thorpe was born on April 28, 1931, in Philadelphia, and was the daughter of the late Walter and Golda (Wadsworth) Holz. She was a graduate of Ambler High School.
Mrs. Thorpe retired in 1993 from the Perkiomen Valley School District, where she was a payroll supervisor for 22 years.
In addition to her husband of 55 years, Mrs. Thorpe is survived by her children, Karen Thorpe, Wilmington, Del., and George III, husband of Lisa (Lalli) Thorpe, Royersford; and her grandchildren, Kyle and Evan Thorpe.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc., 21 Main St., Trappe, with the Rev. Thomas T. Kochenderfer Jr., Pastor Emeritus, St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Audubon, officiating. Burial will be in Limerick Garden Of Memories, Limerick Twp. Friends may call from 10 -10:45 a.m., Saturday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Perkiomen Valley Student Loan Association, 3 Iron Bridge Dr., Collegeville, PA 19426.