Helen K. Orton
September 18, 1926 – April 6, 2018
HELEN K ORTON (nee Kaptan), age 91 passed away Friday, April 6, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Ashbel C; loving mother of Ted (Wendy) and Sally E Starr (Ralph); dear grandmother of Nick, Jacob, Casey, Sarah, Emily, Madison, and Carson; great grandmother of 6; sister of Peter, Mary, and Alex; aunt of many.
Helen was a graduate of Carnegie Melon University. Retired as a legal secretary and spent her retirement volunteering for the Cleveland museum, the symphony, and the theatre district. Come celebrate her life Monday, April 23, at the Corrigan Craciun funeral home, 20820 Lorain Rd from 4-8pm. Interment Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. 440-331-0500
- Celebration of Life Monday, April 23, 2018
Helen K. Orton
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April 23, 2018
Helen was, and still is, one of a kind. I loved Helen with all of my heart and felt her love always. She was kind, wise, so funny, so spirited and feisty, compassionate, and brilliant. We enjoyed many experiences together at the art museum, local plays, getting coffee, sitting on her front porch speculating on life, and in exercise and yoga classes together. I will always have a very special place in my heart for Helen. She influenced my outlook on life and brought happiness to many. God bless Helen's family. I love you Helen.
April 17, 2018
HELEN AND ASH WERE SUCH DEAR FRIENDS TO DICK AND I. SUCH A COMFORT TO KNOW HELEN IS WHOLE AGAIN AND IN HEAVEN WITH HER LORD. GOD BE WITH YOU THROUGH THIS TIME OF SORROW FOR HELEN'S LOVE IS RIGHT THERE IN YOUR HEART. LOVE FLORENCE CRITES