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Helen L. Trimble, 80

September 14, 2023

Helen L. Trimble, 80, of Lancaster, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital, Thursday, September 14, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Willis S. and Elizabeth E. (English) Denlinger. Helen was the wife of Wilbur S. “Will” Elser. She was also the wife of the late William G. Trimble, who died in 1993.

Helen was the former co-owner of Roseville Tavern for 46 years. She also was an avid animal lover and before illness, would spend much of her time working out at the gym.

In addition to her husband, Will, Helen is survived by her son, Brooks Trimble. She is also survived by generations of nieces and nephews and friends. In addition to her first husband, William, she was also preceded in death by her siblings: Peggy Easton and Willis Denlinger.

Graveside services for Helen will be held at 11AM, Saturday, October 14, 2023, at Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Helen’s memory be made to Handi*Vangelism Ministries International.

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Condolences to the Family

February 09, 2024

This is the first I heard of Helen’s passing. We were close friends in school. RIP Helen.

September 23, 2023

Please know how sorry we are to hear of Helen’s passing.  
Sylvia and John Lapp

September 18, 2023

Our sympathy to Brooks. Our prayers are for you. Love Rick & Dottie 

Services
Saturday, October 14, 2023
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery
11 Greenfield Rd.
Lancaster, PA 17602
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