Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hellen C. Widerman, 87, of Westminster, Maryland died Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hellen C. Widerman, 87, of Westminster, Maryland died Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hellen Widerman

Born: Wed., Dec. 7, 1927
Died: Tue., Aug. 25, 2015

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Location: Westminster Location

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Location: Westminster Location

Hellen C. Widerman, 87, of Westminster, Maryland died peacefully Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.  Born December 7, 1927 in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late John and Mabel (Anderson) Chamberlin.

Hellen was a secretary, having worked for Atty. Ralph G. Hoffman, and as a civil and criminal clerk in District Court.  She retired in 1991 while serving as secretary for the Honorable Luke K. Burns, Jr.  She was the first woman named to the Board of Carroll County General Hospital, where she also volunteered for many years and served as president of the Hospital Auxiliary.  Hellen was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Westminster.  She taught Senior High Sunday School at Leister’s Lutheran Church for many years.

Surviving are daughters, Carol S. Richard and husband Clayton E. Richard, Jr. of Birmingham, AL, and Connie S. Buczkowski and husband Ron Buczkowski of Westminster; grandchildren, 1st Lt. Jade C. Hill, USMC, of Okinawa, Japan, and Molly Hill of Westminster; and great-grandchildren, Landon G. McQuin and Ella R. Harris; and step-son, Ronald Siegman and wife Joanne of Westminster.  She is also remembered by devoted friend and long-time companion, John V. Lowe, of Westminster.  She was predeceased by son, James Allen Siegman; first husband, George C. Siegman; second husband, Bernie Widerman; and brother, James Chamberlin.

A memorial service to celebrate Hellen’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2015 at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St, Westminster, MD, with the Rev. Kevin Clementson officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.  Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD, 21157.
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