Robert W. Helms

July 20, 1930 ~ January 15, 2021 (age 90)

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Robert W. Helms, age 90, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on January 15, 2021. Born in Darby, PA he was the beloved son of the late Charles A. and Josephine G. (nee Miller) Helms.

Robert is the loving father of Donna Helms, Robert Helms, Jr., and David Helms (Eileen); dear grandfather of April, David, Steven, and Brian; adoring great-grandfather of Emma, Isabelle, Onnah, Ulizah, Arabella, Amelia, and Carter; caring brother of the late Charles Helms, Jr. and Florence Bourne. Also survived by his sister-in-law Elizabeth Helms.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation Friday, January 22, 2021, 10:00-11:00 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA followed by his Graveside service at Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA.  Masks are to be worn to the visitation, Funeral Service and Cemetery.  Social distancing will be followed.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140,, or American Cancer Society, 1818 Market Street, Suite 2820, Philadelphia, PA 19103,, would be appreciated.

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January 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Donohue Funeral Home - Upper Darby
8401 West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082

Graveside Service
January 22, 2021

Arlington Cemetery
2900 State Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026


Shriner’s Hospitals for Children
3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19140

American Cancer Society - Philadelphia
1818 Market Street, Suite 2820, Philadelphia PA 19103

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