CUMBERLAND – Helen Ruth (Ullery) Eror, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, passed peacefully to her heavenly home surrounded by her family on February 12, 2017 at the age of 96.
Helen was born on August 20, 1920 in Romney, WV, to the late O.C. and Ella (Smoot) Ullery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Whitey Eror; her brothers, Blair and Eugene Ullery; and her sisters, Ina Parker, Odessa Ashenfelter, and Elizabeth Campbell.
Helen led a giving, Christian life. She loved singing with her sisters and the church choir; raising children; cooking and baking for family and others; and making the best stadium pizza Fort Hill has ever tasted. She spent her early career working at the Pentagon writing letters of condolence to families of fallen soldiers. She was an avid Steelers fan.
Surviving are four daughters, Gail Looney and husband John, Wheeling WV; Joyce Michaels and husband Richard, Wiley Ford, WV; Jane Boley and husband Jeff, Boiling Springs, PA; and Cynthia Wilson, her caregiver for 12 years, and husband Troy, Cumberland, MD; four grandchildren, Tracey Engle and husband Lewis, Frostburg, MD; Jennifer Silber and husband Chad, Chicago, IL; Giles Wright, Jr. and wife Jessica, Bethel Park, PA; and Megan Boley, Washington, D.C.; four step-grandchildren, Greg Michaels and wife Robin, Frostburg, MD; Craig Michaels and wife Misty, Barrelville, MD; Wyatt Wilson, Hagerstown, MD; and Cole Wilson, Brunswick, MD; five great-grandchildren, Chelsea Boor and wife Jaclyn, LaVale, MD, Makena and Gabriel Silber, Chicago, IL; and Braeden and Logan Wright, Bethel Park, PA; one step great-grandson, Brady Engle, Frostburg, MD; one sister, Kathryn Abe, Wiley Ford, WV; and one brother, Wallace Ullery, Cumberland, MD.
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at Livingstone Church of the Brethren, on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. with the Pastor Gerald Hott and her nephew, Pastor Grant Abe officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Family requests contributions to the Livingstone Church of the Brethren, 114 North Cedar Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com