Helen L. (Wertz) Laidacker

July 9, 1929 ~ January 21, 2020 (age 90)


Helen L. Laidacker, 90, of Watsontown, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Watsontown Health & Rehab Center, where she had been residing the past 3 years.

Born July 9, 1929 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Florence (Schaffer) Wertz.  On July 19, 1947, she married George E. Laidacker Jr. and they celebrated 65 years of marriage until his death on May 21, 2013.

Helen attended Montgomery High School.  She was a member of Rock Run Assembly of God Church, Muncy Valley.  She enjoyed her word search books and loved reading.  Most of all she enjoyed all the time she could spend with her family.

Surviving are a son: George E. Laidacker III and his wife Jane, of Muncy; two daughters: Sherie A. Auker and her husband Merrill, and Pat M. Miller and her husband Larry, both of Allenwood; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren

Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents were her grandson: Shawn Auker; two brothers: Robert and James Wertz; and four sisters: Bessie Aunkst, Florence Witmer, Alberta Hoover, and Laurie Wertz.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

The family suggest memorial contributions in Helen’s name be made to her church, Rock Run Church, 1190 Route 220 Hwy, Muncy Valley, PA 17758.   

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 124 Main Street, Watsontown.

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