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Helen Mae (Snyder) Eckhart

July 14, 1915 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 102)

Helen Mae (Snyder) Eckhart, 102, of Middletown, died peacefully on Sunday, April 8, 2018 after a long and full life.  Born on July 14, 1915 in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, she was the only child of James and Ursula (Lenz) Snyder and the widow of Kenneth L. Eckhart, Sr.

Helen is survived by her son, Dr. Kenneth L. Eckhart, Jr. and his wife, Priscilla of Durham, granddaughters, Kimberly Eckhart (George), Megan Taylor (Rob), and Allison Bech (Thom) and great grandchildren, Colin and Dylan Weeks, Robby, Patrick and Wyatt Taylor and Alexa and Anna Bech. Helen was a proud mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.

A special thank you to the staff of Apple Rehab of Middletown who cared for Helen with compassion and love.

A memorial service to honor Helen’s life will be held at the convenience of her family.  Donations may be made in Helen’s memory to Bethany Lutheran Church, 50 Court Street, Cromwell, CT 06416.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

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