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Helen STONE

Female 1912 - 2013  (100 years)


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  • Name Helen STONE  [1
    Born 5 Dec 1912  Thornville, Perry County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 May 2013  [2
    Person ID I11273  Culbert
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2015 

    Father John E. STONE,   b. Abt 1876, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Nellie Rebec CULBERT,   b. 29 Aug 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft. 1930  (Age 57 years) 
    Family ID F2824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank RATHGEB,   b. Abt 1910,   d. Abt 1994  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 1965  [3
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Dec 1912 - Thornville, Perry County, Ohio, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 31 May 2013, Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News, Obituary for Helen Rathgeb, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/philly/obituary.aspx?n=helen-rathgeb- stone&pid=165069182&eid=sp_ommatch, viewed 31 May 2013
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      RATHGEB, HELEN (nee Stone), on May 22, 2013, age 101. Born December 5, 1912 in Thornville, Ohio. She was the daughter of the Rev. John E. and Nellie CULBERT Stone, she moved to West Philadelphia at a young age where she graduated from West Philadelphia High School. Her brother Dr. Gene Stone was General Secretary of Christian Endeavor and marched to Washington with Dr. Martin Luther King. In 1965 she married Frank Rathgeb and moved to Drexel Hill, in 1994 she moved to Lima Estates. For many years Helen worked as a secretary for the Philadelphia Presbytery, she also wrote a society column for the West Philadelphia Times. Helen was an accomplished artist, enjoyed playing bridge and traveling especially to the New Jersey shore. At Lima Estates she loved line dancing. She is survived by her nieces and nephews Nancy Stone Slease of Milton, PA., Robert Gene Stone of Carleton, MI., Carol Stone Irvine of Warren, NJ. and Richard Paul Stone of Redford, MI., Rt. Col. Frank Wolf (June) (passed Dean of Winter Haven College of FL.) and Mrs. Ruth George (retired Administrative Nurse) and many great nieces and nephews. Carl and Sue Perri had the privilege to be regular visitors of her married years and as a widow helped her start a new life at Lima Estates. Relatives and friends may call Saturday, June 8th, at 11 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. in THE FRANK C. VIDEON FUNERAL HOME, Sproul and Lawrence Rds., Broomall followed by her private Interment.

  • Sources 
    1. [S150] 1920 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series T625., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 34th Ward, Series T625, Roll 1630, Page 10B, E.D. 1773.
      See Notes for Mary E. Culbert

    2. [S2005] Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 May 2013, Obituary for Helen Rathgeb, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/philly/obituary.aspx?n=helen-rathgeb- stone&pid=165069182&eid=sp_ommatch, viewed 31 May 2013.
      See Notes

    3. [S2005] Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 May 2013, Obituary for Helen Rathgeb, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/philly/obituary.aspx?n=helen-rathgeb- stone&pid=165069182&eid=sp_ommatch, viewed 31 May 2013.
      See Notes for Helen