Helen Doris Arner, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly is celebrating her 96th birthday on Nov. 19.

Born in Parryville in 1913, Helen also resided in Berlinsville, Palmerton, and Lehighton over the years.

Helen was married to Jacob M. Arner for 43 years until his passing in 1976.

She is the proud mother of one son, Byron Arner from Lehighton; the proud grandmother of two, Jacob and Jacqueline; and the great-grandmother of three.

Over the years Helen has traveling extensively with her husband, who was a pilot.