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Helen A Wilson

Obituary for Helen A Wilson

December 3, 1937 - May 30, 2019
Parma, Ohio | Age 81

Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother

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HELEN A. WILSON (nee Johnson) age 81. Beloved wife of the late Richard; loving mother of Karen Godine (Ron), Linda Wheeler (Robert), and Laura Bartchak (Tony); dearest grandmother of Charlene Gammalo, Kathleen Alexis Wheeler, Taylor Godine and Corey Godine (Allie); dear sister of the late Dorothy Burr.
Helen was a long time respiratory therapist and registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital. She retired from nursing at Deaconess Hospital of Cleveland, where she was the director of the Senior Focus program and volunteer coordinator. She was the historian and founding member of the legacy chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society at Cleveland State University where she graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She was also a very active member of the American Legion Post 421 as well as the Red Hat Society. Helen was a long-time member of Trinity Brooklyn UCC where she held several offices, taught Sunday school, and was the parish nurse. She volunteered with the Ohio Reads program helping elementary school children improve their reading skills, and also volunteered at the Brooklyn Senior Center. She also loved participating in the Senior Olympics. In her spare time Helen enjoyed traveling with friends, gardening, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Helen passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019. A funeral service will be held at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, on Thursday, June 6 at 7pm. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-7pm prior to the service. A private committal will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions in Helen's memory be forwarded to: Valor Home, 1121 Exeter Rd, Akron, OH 44306. (330) 773-7000 www.BuschCares.com (216) 741-7700

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