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Fred K. Helm

June 12, 1949 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Fred Helm Obituary

Fred K. Helm, 74, of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2024 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Karen M. (Frey) Helm on April 15, 1997.

Born June 12, 1949 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Gordon K. and Dorothy M. (Eck) Helm. 

Fred was a graduate of the Williamsport Area High School and attended Welding School. Following graduation, he was an exceptionally talented self-employed welder for many years. In his free time, he enjoyed farming and hunting. 

Surviving are a son Jacob J. Helm of Williamsport; four grandchildren Catrina, Desiree, Jacob Jr., and Joshua Helm; five great-grandchildren; and a brother Keith Helm (Rebecca) of Williamsport. 

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Clela Jean Helm and a brother Rick Helm. 

A funeral service to honor the life of Fred will be held 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 at Knight-Confer Funeral Home 1914 Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. A viewing will be held from 5 p.m. until time of service at Knight-Confer Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Fred’s name to the American Welding Society 8669 NW 36 Street, #130 Miami, Florida 33166 or to the American Lung Association 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 5, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Knight-Confer Funeral Home, Inc.
1914 Memorial Ave
Williamsport, PA 17701

Funeral Service
Friday
April 5, 2024

7:00 PM
Knight-Confer Funeral Home, Inc.
1914 Memorial Ave
Williamsport, PA 17701

Donations

American Welding Society
8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami FL 33166

American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601
Web: https://action.lung.org/site/Donation

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