The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 16, 2013

Helen D. Adams

GREENSBURG — ADAMS – Helen D., 93, formerly of Johnstown, died April 15, 2013, at Hempfield Manor, Greensburg. Born May 8, 1919, in Johnstown, daughter of Harry and Goldie (Eppley) Kepple. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Lewis Adams; brothers, Duane, James and Edward Kepple; and sister, Luella Sinclair. Survived by son, Raymond, married to the former Sandra Younkin, Johnstown; and Lou Anne, wife of David Cycyk, Greensburg; grandchildren, Raymond Jr., Christopher and Pamela Vincent; Nancy Drysdale; Alexandra Cycyk; and Tania Cycyk; great-grandchildren, Justin Adams; Christopher Jr., Jennifer, Matthew, Joseph, Cassandra and Eric Vincent; Amanda and Alyssa Vincent; Joseph Braun; Luke Drysdale; Rachael and Sarah Davinport; Edgar and Diane Drysdale; and Jerry and Allen Mehalic; four great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Ronald, Florida; Clifford, Johnstown; also sisters, Jean Sauro, Grove City; and Mary Beck, California. Also survived by best friend and sister-in-law, Dorothy Kepple, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Helen enjoyed traveling to Florida and California with her husband, Lewis. She will be remembered as a kind and loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to cook, make candy, bake cakes for all occasions and make crafts. Helen retired from the former Lee Hospital, where she was an LPN for 20 years. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Friday at Conemaugh Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Horace “Butch” Derr, officiating. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. A special thanks to the staff of Hempfield Manor for the loving care they gave mom for the past five years. Condolences can be sent to the family at

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