Helen E. Boesch

June 19, 1917 ‒ December 10, 2017

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD:  Helen E. Boesch, age 100, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Kingston of Ashland following a brief illness.

She was born June 19, 1917 in Mansfield the daughter of James L. and Effie M. (Miller) Austin and was graduated from St. Peters High School in 1935.  On June 30, 1948 she married Robert E. Boesch who preceded her in death in 1966.

Dedicated to her profession, Helen worked for 45 years as a buyer and manager for the R. B. Maxwell and Golden Russell clothiers.  Her career afforded her the opportunity to travel, which Helen really enjoyed.

A ten-year resident of Primrose Retirement Community, Helen was a faithful member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.  She loved music, reading, playing cards and fine dining.

Helen is survived by her beloved nieces and nephews and God Children Kathleen Byers, Frank (Nicole) Dekrell, Becki (James) Watson, Camille Dillon, Matthew (Phyllis) Carey, Patti (Richard) Jacobs, and Mike (Eileen) Robertson and Robert Herlihy.

In addition to her husband and parents, Helen is preceded in death by siblings and their spouses Margaret (Gene) Schill, Kathryn (Frank) Dekrell, Eleanor (Floyd) Holloway, Pat (Robert) Dysart, and Marilyn (James) Robertson; nephews-in-law Norman Byers and William Dillon.

Friends may call Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 12 – 2 pm in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held at 2 pm.  Burial will follow in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in honor of Helen may be made to the St. Peter’s Capitol Campaign.

Messages of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

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  • Wish we could be there. Helen was such a sweet person. 100 years is a long time to live. She had a strong constitution for sure. We will miss her terribly. Thank you to Camille, Frank and Nicci for looking after her. You are special people. We will all miss her. She had a good long life. Our hearts are heavy. Loved her so much.
    Jim and Becki Watson, Her God daughter