Helen Marie Arter Livingston, 58, of Shippensburg, Pa., formerly of Littlestown, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Feb. 15, 1961, in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of Dallie Marie (Blacksten) Stoddard of Huntsville, Ala., and the late John L. Arter Sr.

Helen graduated from Littlestown High School in 1979 and was employed for a number of years with the former Freeman Shoe Co. in Hanover, Pa.

Recently, Helen had worked for Dell Computers before her illness. She was a member of the Buchanan Valley Fire Company.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her daughter Crystal Marie Stull of Florida; four grandchildren; two brothers, James E. Arter and his wife Crystal of Orrtanna, and Norman Arter Sr. and his wife Laura of Manchester, Tenn.; and seven nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother John L. Arter Jr.

Helen’s wishes were to have a private funeral service.

Memorials can be sent to Buchanan Valley Fire Co., 1180 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, PA l7353.

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