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Helen Abraham

April 29, 1938 ~ November 27, 2018 (age 80)

Helen Abraham, 80, of West Chester, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Brandywine Hall.

Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Marian E. Mace Cox.

Helen was a 1956 graduate of Henderson High School.

Before her retirement in 2002, she was an Office Manager for Yerkes Associates, Inc. in West Chester of over 32 years.

Helen is survived by her daughters, Robin L. Startzell of Downingtown and Linda Marie Manley of Gap; sisters, Charlotte Hurst and her husband, Thomas G., Sr., of West Chester and Carole Norris and her husband, George, of Wagontown; grandchildren, Justin R. Startzell and his wife, Josephine Sbroco-Startzell, of Vorhees, New Jersey, Jaclynn R. "Jackie" Startzell and her fiancé, Justin Woodfill, of Ormond Beach, Florida, and Brandon M. Gray of Gap; great grandchildren, Brayden James and Henry Steven Startzell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas L. Cox, and son-in-law, James Startzell.

A memorial service will take place at 11 am on Friday, December 7th at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown. Interment will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Downingtown United Methodist Church, 751 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA 19335.

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