Helen Gertrude Nemeth, 88, of Cochranton, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at her residence.
Born, Sept. 14, 1925, in Canal Township, she was the daughter of Raymond and Roxie Stearns Rhoades. She married Michael Nemeth and he preceded her in death on July 11, 1965.
She was a home health caregiver and of the Protestant faith. She also enjoyed crocheting, baking, canning, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Steve (Jim) Nemeth and his companion, Debbie Lambert, of Cochranton; two daughters, Mary Deeter and her husband, Albert (Gay), of Cochranton, and Helen (Gert) Kaltenbaugh and her husband, John, of Meadville; seven sisters, Ruth Richards of Cochranton, Ruby Reed of Sandy Lake, Shirley Rhoades of Utica, Martha Kline of Titusville, Florence Rhoades of Franklin, Jean Kline of Titusville, and Marian Runyan of Cochranton; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Gregory and her husband, Sean, of Cochranton, David Deeter and his wife, Diane, of Cochranton, Chris Vanderhoof and her husband, Brad, of Cochranton, Scott Deeter and his companion, Denise, of Cochranton, Barbara Brzezinski and her husband, Mark, of Cambridge Springs, Kimberly Meyer of Cambridge Springs, and Jennifer Thomas and her husband, Seth, of Meadville; 16 great-grandchildren; a caregiver and special friend, Donna Johnston of Cochranton; and her best friend, Ann Kaltenbaugh of Meadville.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by and infant daughter, Carol Ann; three brothers, Ralph, Russell and Clifford Rhoades; and two sisters, Janet Rhoades and Freada Mattocks.
Friends will be received at Dickson Family Funeral Home Inc., 123 S. Franklin St., Cochranton, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Brumagin officiating.
Interment will be in Cochranton Cemetery.