November 16, 1931 ‒ July 29, 2016
Helen Hadaway, age 84 of Marengo, went to be with the Lord on Friday evening July 29, 2016 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
She was born on November 16, 1931 in Glouster, Ohio to the late Theodore and Margot (Freeman) Shifflet. She was a graduate of Trimble High School and worked in the Processing Unit of the State of Ohio Department of Taxation for 26 years. She was a faithful employee never missing a day of work.
Helen was an avid reader, loved playing the piano, enjoyed shopping, going to Amish country, flower and vegetable gardening. She used Facebook to keep up with the activities of her extended family. Helen loved family gatherings where she could spend time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Helen was very proud of her family especially those in the armed services.
She is survived by her children: Donald G. (Rebecca) Hadaway Jr. of Marengo, Melissa (Scott) Middleton of Johnstown, Pamela (James) Merchant of Gahanna, Cheryl (Cliff) Sowards of Germantown, Elizabeth (Jeff) Hayes of Lewis Center, Julie (Joe) Hammond of Baltimore; grandchildren: Donovan Hadaway, Andrew Hadaway, Mary Horvath, Andrew Merchant, Matthew Merchant, Kerry Merchant, Ben Sowards, Daniel Sowards, Hannah Sowards, Sarah Smith, Joseph Sowards, Anthony Hayes, Ashley Hayes, Andrea Hayes, Jamie Ellis, Erin Middleton, Christopher Fusco, Allie Hammond, Abby Hammond, Jessica Hammond; 20 great grandchildren; brothers: John Shifflet of Mansfield, Tom (Beverly) Shifflet of Glouster, Robert (Susan) Shifflet of Mansfield; sisters: Margie Adams of Columbus, Kathleen (Lou) Reiner of Mount Vernon.
Preceded in death by her husband: Donald G. Hadaway Sr. in 1990; sons: Daniel Hadaway in 2004, David Hadaway; daughter: Mary Jane Hadaway.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday with Donovan Hadaway, Andrew Hadaway, Daniel Sowards officiating. Interment will follow in the Northlawn Memory Gardens, Westerville.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hadaway Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.