Helen Louise (Teagarden) Householder, age 95, of Rutan, PA, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
Born September 29, 1923 in Richhill Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louis “Bill” and Dora (Smalley) Teagarden.
Helen graduated in 1942 from Center Township High School. She was a faithful member of the Fairview United Methodist Church and Fairview United Methodist Women. She also served as the Church Treasurer for 35 years retiring in 2013. Helen was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Women. She married Robert C. Householder on February 3, 1945 and celebrated 69 years of marriage before his death, March 12, 2014. During her marriage, her goals were to be a good cook, keep a neat house and raise a family with love, and excelled at her goals. Prior to her marriage, Helen was employed at the County Home and the pants sewing factory in Waynesburg, PA. She partnered with her husband and son in running their dairy farm. She was a creative person, always enjoyed attempts of new crafting ventures, from needlework to wood working. Helen was an accomplished seamstress, enjoyed gardening, canning and was a great cook, and well known for her angel food cake. With grateful recognition for the loving care given by the staff of Concordia Hospice of Washington.
She is survived by four children, Elaine Householder, of South Fayette Township, PA, Robert Householder, of Graysville, PA, Joyce (Greg) Helphenstine, of Wind Ridge, PA, and Dennis (Debe) Householder, of Rutan, PA; seven grandchildren, Rob Helphenstine, Rebecca (Larry) Davis, Heather Householder, John Householder, Tammy Householder, Cassie (Ryan) Harvey, and Kyle (Kristina) Householder; ten great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one brother, George William “Bill” Teagarden; one sister, Norma (Harland) Headlee.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a special Goddaughter, Yvonne “Pic” Gibbons.
Friends will be received on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Nelson Boone and Pastor Bill Lawler, co-officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Graysville, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Hospice of Washington, 10 Leet St. Washington, PA 15301 or the Fairview United Methodist Church P.O. Box 156 Graysville, PA 15337.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.