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Ruth Helen Jelinek

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Ruth Helen Jelinek Obituary
Ruth Helen Jelinek

AGE: 96 • Georgetown, SC

Ruth Helen Jelinek of Pawleys Island, SC, died peacefully on March 20, 2016. Ruth was a graduate of Conrad High School in Wilmington, Delaware and was a longtime member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

Ruth was a mom and housewife who enjoyed oil painting. Her talent for painting and desire to learn was fostered by several years of studying under Ed Loper, a renowned painter.

Ruth is predeceased by her husband Arthur G. Jelinek. She is survived by Laurie and Robert Calderhead of Trinity, FL; Jeffrey Jelinek of Claymont, DE; Brian and Sharon Jelinek of Pawleys Island, SC. Also mourning her loss are her grandchildren, Mark and Pam Roman of Wilmington, DE; Mercedes Jelinek of Penland, NC, and Leandra Jelinek of Greenville, SC.

Service information will be announced in a later edition.

In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation to St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2800 Duncan Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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Published in The News Journal on Apr. 3, 2016
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