Helen Mae Clements

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Helen Mae Clements
92, of New Philadelphia, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 17, 2014, in New Dawn
Retirement Community following a period of declining health. Born Feb. 24, 1921, in Uhrichsville, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Albert and Opal Ida (Laughlin) Frye. After graduating from Uhrichsville High School in 1939, she worked at Ohio Bell Telephone Company as a telephone operator for 10 years. Later, she worked part time at Bond's Shoe Store in New Philadelphia.
Helen married her lifelong companion, the late Glenn Roy "Red" Clements on May 18, 1949. Together, their faith was nurtured at the First Christian Church in New Philadelphia, where she was a member of the Master Builders Class. Helen enjoyed going to garage sales, sewing, crocheting, and reading. She was also a Cub Scout den mother for Pack 82. Helen's family includes her children, Gay-Lynn Clements of New Philadelphia and Randall "Randy" (Linda) Clements of Dover; her grandchildren, Jonathan Wheeler, Jason (Lisa) Wheeler, Michael (Tabitha) Johnson, Gregory (Samantha) Clements, and Joshua (Stephanie) Clements; her sister, Juanita Goodwin of Bolivar; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents and her husband Red, who passed awawy on Oct. 3, 2000, Helen was preceded in death by her infant son, Gregory Glenn; her brother, Clyde "Bud" Frye; and her sisters, Velma DeSerio, and Maxine Ruffini.
Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Sunday, Feb. 23rd., from 2 to 4 p.m. A service celebrating Helen's life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jim Borton officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in East Avenue Cemetery. A meal prepared by Helen's church family will be shared in the Geib Family Center, located adjacent to the funeral home, following the committal service. Memorial contributions in Helen's memory may be directed to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or First Christian Church, 104 3rd St NW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Helen by visiting the funeral home website at:


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Published in The Times Reporter on Feb. 18, 2014
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