Helen E. Clabaugh, 94, formerly of Galion and Mansfield, died Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Mill Creek Nursing and Rehab, Galion.
Helen was born in Morrow Co., on June 28, 1919 to the late Walter and Florence (Bell) Chambers. She married Raymond Clabaugh and he preceded her in death October 18, 1972.
She was a graduate of Galion High School. She was formerly employed by Quay's Drugs, Galion and retired from Reeds Department Store, Mansfield as a cosmetics clerk. Helen volunteered with many organizations. For over 30 years she was a member of and volunteered at Kingwood Center, Mansfield. She also volunteered at The Renaissance Theatre, CACY and DARE, all of Mansfield. Helen loved to sew and do crafts. A great cook, Helen was famous for her rhubarb custard pie.
She is survived by her two daughters Helena & Nolen Bunker, Mansfield, Cynthia & Mick McCune, Mansfield, her seven grandchildren Kelly & Greg Kepner, Marysville, Stacey & Jeff Snyder, Marengo, Leslie Lewis, Mebane, NC, Nolen Andrew Bunker, Orlando, FL, Alissa & Dan Gibson, Fredricktown, Ronda Yoxtheimer, Attica, and Jeffrey & Candi McCune, Adrian, MO, her seventeen great-grandchildren, her two great great-grandchildren, and her sister Mary Dill, Galion.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her two sisters Irene Chambers and Audrey Boreman.
Friends may call Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Galion. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Fairview Cemetery, Galion.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
in care of the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com.
Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home
303 Portland Way North Galion, OH 44833
Published in The Galion Inquirer on Feb. 25, 2014