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Helen B. (Reho) Reinbold, 87, a lifelong Lake County resident and resident of Painesville Township for the last 44 years, passed away at home Saturday, April 20, 2013, surrounded by her loving family and members of her hospice and caregiving team.
Born Feb. 13, 1926, in Painesville, Helen grew up in Fairport Harbor and graduated from Andrews School for Girls in 1945.
She went on to work in the office of at what was then the world-class, state of the art IRC Fibers/International Rayon Corporation plant in Painesville for over 20 years. She retired to be a full time wife, homemaker and mom.
A lifelong member of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Fairport, Helen loved sports, card games, gardening, working in her yard and cooking, often making pickles and canning relishes from the bounty of the summer harvests. Her biggest passions of all were Big Band music and dancing, along with watching her beloved Cleveland Indians, right up until her passing.
She is survived by her son Warren; nieces Geri (Frank) Fitz of Wickliffe and Barb Hryb of Broadview Hts. and nephew Jack (Mary Ann) Reho of California; Great Aunt and cousin to Robin and many more.
Helen was preceded in death by her late husband Warren, of Chicago, Ill., and Hawaii; parents, John and Barbara Reho, of Fairport Harbor; in-laws, Minnie and Henry Reinbold; brother, John Reho; sister, Lina (Reho) Lipovich; sister-in-law, Louise (Gesicki) Reho; nephew, Robert Reho; late first husband, David Nellies; and many other family, friends and neighbors.
The family wishes to extend a loving and eternal thanks to; Jude, Jeanine, Sheila, Sameera, Joy, Audrey, Dawn, Becky, Pat, Bethany, Dr. Carla, Terri, Holly, Joanne, Lori, Susan, Valerie, Michelle, Carol and the rest of her Lake Health Home Care teams, along with Dr. Lele (Dr. Mr.) and Irina for their attentiveness, patience, wisdom and TLC with mom.
Respecting her wishes, there will be no public services or calling hours. Private service and interment at Evergreen Cemetery, in Painesville at a later date.
Arrangements are handled by her estate and Inman Funeral Services.
Family suggests contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley Road, Mentor, Ohio 44060.
Published in The News-Herald on Apr. 25, 2013