Helen Cronin Brown

Died: Sat., Apr. 22, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 26, 2017
Location: Bauer Turner Funeral Home

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Wed., Apr. 26, 2017
Location: Oaklawn Cemetery

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Helen Cronin Brown, 92 of Westerville, Ohio passed away Saturday April 22, 2017.  She was born in Woodsfield, Ohio April 16, 1925 the daughter of the late Clark and Lola Smith Cronin.

Helen graduated from Woodsfield High School in 1942.  After graduation she attended Elliott Business School in Wheeling, West Virginia then moved to Akron and worked for Goodyear building the Corsair Navy Fighter Plane for World War II.  Helen married Roger A. Brown on June 5, 1944.  She worked at the Boston Store and then J.C. Penney from where she retired.  

She was a member of the Church of the Messiah United Methodist Church in Westerville.  

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 72 years, Roger A. Brown and two brothers, Warren and Ward Cronin.

She is survived by daughter Darla (Paul) Reich of Middletown, Ohio, a son Roger C. (Anna) Brown of Woodsfield, Ohio and two grandchildren Kirk Reich of Middletown, Ohio, and Kori (Scott) Markle of Middletown, Ohio and three great grandchildren, Rylie Markle, Lincoln Markle, and Graham Reich, and nephew and nieces: Dick (Joyce) Brown, Sue (Keith) Miller, Nancy Williams, and Linda Kilpatrick, Marsha (Mike) Sexton, Warren (Maria) Cronin, Colleen (Kirk) Shively, Julia (Ray) Meek, Shawn (Rachel) Cronin, and Matthew (Vicki) Cronin.

Friends will be received Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 12:45p.m. at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul Street, Woodsfield, Ohio. Per Helen’s request Graveside Service will follow at 1 p.m. at Oaklawn Cemetery Woodsfield, Ohio with Rev. Susan Lehosky officiating .    Condolences may be expressed online at: www.bauerturner.com.  

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Donna Drum Parr
   Posted Sat April 22, 2017
Dear Ones,
My heart is very sad at this time, but I know that Helen missed her love so very much. She was truly a Lady. So very kind and had a beautiful smile every time I saw her. I have ask God to wrap his arms around all of you to help heal your broken hearts. Darla and Paul you will a little extra love and prayers.. I'm sending lots of love and prayers to all of you. God Bless all of you.

kay hupp
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
So sorry for your loss

John Miller
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
Roger, Anna, Darla and families. So very sorry for your loss. Be assured, you are in our thoughts and prayers often.

John & Marcia Miller

Randy & Emma Williams
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
So sorry for you loss, we can't make it to the calling hour we will be in Columbus for chemo. Comfort and prayers!

John Ogden
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
I was so sorry to hear of Helen's passing; she was such a lovely lady. It seemed as though alumni weekend was not successful without seeing Helen and Roger. They will continue to be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy to the family with hugs and prayers.

Susie Paulus & Tom Burkhart
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
So so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers your way to help in your grieving process !!

Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Roger and Family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mother. She was a kind and gentle soul, that will be missed by many. May God's love surround you now and bring you peace. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
In Christian Love, Pandora

   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
I'm so sorry for your family's loss. The following link will take you to a tract entitled " Can the dead really live again?" It has brought comfort to many & I hope it will do the same for you. https://www.jw.org/en/publications/books/dead-live-again-tract/dead-live-again/

Kerri Ogden Stollar
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Roger and family - was so sorry to hear of Helen's passing, know you all are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time

Jim and Marty Croy
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. Helen and Roger were wonderful neighbors and they will be missed. You and yours will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Marty Croy

Mike, Julie and Corey Jones
   Posted Tue April 25, 2017
Roger, Darla & Family,

Please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss of your loved one. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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