OBITUARY

Helen J ALLEN

February 7, 1915September 17, 2012

Helen J. (Hoopingarner) Allen, 97, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2012. She was born on February 7, 1915 in Allen County to the late Roy and Gola (Smith) Hoopingarner. She worked for GE, “Square D” coil factory in Markle for 15 years, and as a grocery clerk at Gaskills & Richardson Grocery Store in Zanesville. She was a member of the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church-Uniondale, Wells Community Hospital Axillary, and Eastern Star. Surviving family include her daughter, Janet Briner of Bluffton; siblings, John (Lorene) Hoopingarner, Marjorie Rabel, Dale (Miriam) Hoopingarner, Don (Marlene) Hoopingarner, Ron (Beverly) Hoopingarner; 6 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by a sister, Betty Gemmer, and a daughter, Brenda Bradburn. A funeral service will be 10:00 am on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church-Uniondale, 5912 North Sugar Street, Uniondale with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 2-8 pm on Friday, September, 21, 2012 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian. Memorials may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church-Uniondale. Burial will take place at Hoverstock Cemetery.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 22, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, September 21, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, September 22, 2012

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Burial
REMEMBERING

Helen J ALLEN

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September 23, 2012

Dear Janet and family, The Lord is with you in your loss. You all are in our thoughts during this time of loss. What a wonderful life she lived though she had here share of heartake. She is now joined in heaven with her loved ones. We are all better off for having known her.
Our Love. Guy and Lois Shutt

Judy Norris Smith

September 21, 2012

Dear Janet, I am so sorry for your loss but very happy that your Mother is home with her loved ones and will, once again, be home with Brenda. She, as my parents who passed in their 90's, had a very good life and she loves you dearly. Her spirit will be with you forever. My warmest regards to you and your family. Judy Hoopingarner Norris Smith

Judy Norris Smith

September 21, 2012

Dear Janet, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, but happy for your Mother as she is at home with her loved ones and will, again, we able to be with Brenda. She, as my parents who passed in their 90's, had a good life and she loved you dearly. Her spirit will be with you forever. My warmest regards to you and your family. Judy Hoopingarner Norris Smith

kari ruble

September 20, 2012

Jan, I am sorry for your loss. I know my mother loved you and would want to be there for you.... Big hug to you on behalf of mom. Kari ruble

Glenda Lenwell

September 19, 2012

I worked with Helen on Saturday's at Richardson's when I was in high school. My husband and I purchased her mother's home in Zanesville when we married. I have such fond memories of Helen and our times together at the store! Our sincere sympathy to her family. Glenda Roebuck Lenwell

Glenda Roebuck

September 19, 2012

I worked with Helen at Richardson's on Saturday's when I was in high school. I have such fond memories of those times. My husband and I then purchased her mother's home in Zanesville when we married. Our sincere sympathy to her family. Glenda Roebuck Lenwell

FROM THE FAMILY