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NOTE: Due to inclement weather, the funeral services for Helen Crider of Edinburgh, were rescheduled. The service will be at The Apostolic Tabernacle of Edinburgh, Thursday December 27, at 6:30 p.m. with visitation from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Helen Crider, 89, of Edinburgh, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at her home.
Helen was a World War II bride from Belgium who came to the States in 1945. She first resided in a coal camp in Dorchester, Virginia, then moved to Ligonier in 1962 where she retired from Erving Products and was a member of Sanctuary United Pentecostal Church in Syracuse.
She moved to Edinburgh in 2007 and was a member of Apostolic Family Assembly in Greenwood.
Funeral service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Apostolic Tabernacle Church in Edinburgh with the Rev. Arthur Vanderhoff officiating. Calling will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery in Ligonier.
Memorial contributions may be made to Apostolic Family Assembly in Greenwood.
Arrangements were made by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.
Born in La Calamine, Belgium, Aug. 27, 1923, Helen was the daughter of Nicholas Klein and Helen Schneider Klein. She married Paul Crider who preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1996.
Survivors include a daughter, Paulette (David) Wallace of Edinburgh, IN; sons, John (Brenda) Crider of New Paris, IN, and Phil Crider of Ligonier, IN; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Hubertine (Joseph) Dome of La Calamine, Belgium.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Marie “Toots” Bailey; and brothers, Joseph Klein and Lambert Klein.
You are invited to view her video tribute after 2 p.m. today, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.