Helen M. Bechtle
Helen was loving Mother to Barbara Seigel, husband Leroy, Nancy Anderson husband Bruce & Amy Peacock, husband Earl
She is also survived by Grandchildren, Eric, Kelly, Heather, Joy , Brittany & Evelyn, as well as six Great grandchildren and one on the way.
Helen Was born, November 17, 1925 to Charles & Elizabeth O’Donnell, along with eleven siblings, Peggy, Betty, Kay (dec.), Rosemary, Ruth (dec.), Buzzy(Charles), Bobby(dec.), Frank, Billy, Eddie, And Joey in Germantown PA
Helen loved entertaining her friends & family throughout the years in her lovely homes, in Wyndmoor and then in Oreland . And she made Christmas so magical for everyone.
Helen loved running her own antique store, The Tricorn, in Flourtown as well as her Saturdays, yard sailing. Helen found such joy in her Summers in Ocean City NJ. From living beachside in The Sea Slope to the many wonderful Summers she shared with Ed Balchunas on the bay, The Shore was always her Happy Place.
Our beautiful,loving, caring, funny, warm Mom touched so many hearts. She taught all of us the meaning of class and grace and to open our hearts to all those who come into our lives. Her strength and love will stay with us forever.
Relatives and friends are invited to Helen’s Memorial Service Saturday 1/21, 11am Craft Funeral Home of Erdenheim 814 Bethlehem Pike. Where friends may call 10am. Interment Private.