Cumberland Times-News

September 7, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— OAKLAND — Nancy Lucille Helbig, 90, of Oakland, died on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital.  

Born on June 18, 1923, in Oakland, she was the daughter of the late Emroy D. and Mary (May) Bolden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Helbig; and her sister, Mary Virginia Murray.

A graduate of Oakland High School, she attended the University of Maryland and Bard Avon Business School. She was co-owner of Gonder Insurance Agency from 1968 until her retirement in 1998. She was a member of the Loar Auxiliary, Oakland Civic Club and was past president of the Garrett County Humane Society. She enjoyed golf, bowling and playing bridge into her 70’s. She was a lifelong member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.  

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Helbig, of Oakland and Terry Helbig and wife Kathy, of Oakland; a brother, DeCorsey Bolden; a grandson, Corey Helbig; a great-grandson, Zach Finch; three nephews and two nieces.  

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Oakland, with the Rev. Dr. C. Scott Robinson officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Garrett County Humane Society, PO Box 115, Oakland, MD 21550 or the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 43, Oakland, MD 21550.