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Helen Powell Wonsia

June 28, 1963 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 58)

Obituary

Helen Powell (Wondahn) Wonsia

 

Helen Powell (Wondahn) Wonsia, age 58, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of Harrisburg, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021. Helen was born on Friday, June 28, 1963, in Gbor Zuoplay, Nimba County, Liberia to the late Chief Deemie “Monrovia” Wondahn and Madam Kwienah (Torgbei Gbalue) Wondahn. 

Helen is survived by her husband of 37 years, Reverend Joshua “Josh” Zamesia Wonsia, her two sisters: Mary Wondahn, Pauline Wondahn and half-sister, Martha Wondahn all of Liberia; her four children: Gonwo Wondah of Nimba County, Liberia, Marvie Joshua Wonsia, Hannah Wonsia, and Peter G. Wonsia, all of USA; grandchildren: Antonio Moses Korti, Edana Konah, Makayla Wonsia, Maleah Wonsia, Astelon Wondahn all of USA, Markintosh Wondahn, Joshua Wondahn, Hannah Wondahn, Anicia Wondahn Papay Wondahn, Blessing Wondahn and Aries Wondahn, all of Liberia; stepchildren: Angie Kou Wonsia and Irene Mankerser Wonsia of Monrovia, Liberia and a host of other relatives including her beloved cousin Honorable Zaiye B. Dehkee, who played a fatherly role during her lifetime, her daughter-in-law, Kolu Wonsia, her son-in-law Baysah Korti all of USA, several nieces and nephews.

All are welcome to join Helen’s family at her in-person viewing on Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; and her virtual gathering of family and friends via video chat or telephone beginning at 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  Helen’s burial with graveside committal and virtual committal via video chat or telephone will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, 137 West Marble Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Helen’s family invites everyone to join them for a time of food and fellowship at Buhrig’s Gathering Place (next to the funeral home) immediately following the burial.

The family respectfully asks that contributions be made in Helen’s memory to help defray her final expenses.  Donations of any amount are welcome and greatly appreciated.  To donate, simply click on the “Donations” tab on Helen’s obituary which appears on Buhrig.com.  Donations by check can be made payable to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.  Credit card donations by telephone can be made by dialing (717) 766-3421.  Helen’s family thanks you and Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory for the financial support at this difficult time.

Helen’s family has entrusted her care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Helen’s full obituary, view her memorial video and portrait, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign her official guest book by visiting Buhrig.com.

 

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Virtual Gathering via Video Chat

 Viewing

Family and friends are welcome to join Helen's family via video chat or telephone on Thursday, January 6, 2022, beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

 

We use Zoom for internet video chat and telephone conference calling.  There is no charge for you to participate.  Simply click on the link below or dial the telephone number below to be connected to the event.

 

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82719477758?  with passcode 3421

 

Join by telephone:   415-762-9988   or   646-568-7788   and enter meeting number 827 1947 7758 with passcode 3421

 

Graveside Service

Family and friends are welcome to join Helen's family via video chat or telephone on Thursday, January 6, 2022, beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

 

We use Zoom for internet video chat and telephone conference calling.  There is no charge for you to participate.  Simply click on the link below or dial the telephone number below to be connected to the event.

 

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81756207427? with passcode 3421

 

Join by telephone:   415-762-9988   or   817 5620 7427   and enter meeting number 817 5620 7427 with passcode 3421

 

By participating in this chat you agree to our “Internet Video Chat & Telephone Chat Policies” which can be found at www.Buhrig.com/Privacy-Policy.

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To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen Powell Wonsia, please visit our floral store.

 Service Program for Helen Wonsia


Services

Viewing
Thursday
January 6, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory
37 East Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Virtual Gathering
Thursday
January 6, 2022

10:30 AM
Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory
37 East Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Burial with Committal Service
Thursday
January 6, 2022

11:30 AM
Mechanicsburg Cemetery
137 West Marble Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Reception
Thursday
January 6, 2022

12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Buhrig's Gathering Place
25 East Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

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