Helen Margaret (Verock) Lynch, 93, of Marblehead, went to be with her Lord, her husband of 57 years, David (2002), her daughter, Rita Ann (2003), and her infant son, Ronald (1948), on Oct. 23, 2012.
Helen was born April 20, 1919, in Marblehead, to John and Anna (Pazin) Verock.
Predeceasing her were two infant sisters, and sisters, Mary, Anna, Veronica and Rosella; and brothers, John, Joseph, Andrew and Peter.
Surviving Helen are children, Russell, Rosalyn and Raymond; grandsons, David, Patrick and Shawn; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Helen was Ottawa County Deputy Auditor from 1937-45 when she married David Lynch. She served on the Tri-County Board of Mental Health for several years, as well as the Auxiliary Board of Riverview Nursing Home.
She was an active member of St. Joseph Church Altar and Rosary Society for decades, as well as an active participant in evangelism, spiritual growth and Divine Scripture studies.
During her life, Helen cherished a heartfelt desire to bring the compassion and love of Jesus Christ to others, including the elderly, the sick, the lonely and the disabled.
Helen loved her flowers and gardening at her home on Lake Erie. She cherished and enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Heartfelt gratitude is expressed by the Lynch family to her daughter-in-law and LPN, Mary, for her loving care of Helen during the last three years.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 Barclay St., Marblehead. The Rev. Daniel J. Ring will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Marblehead.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartbeat of Ottawa County.
Condolences may be expressed at neideckerleveckcrosser.com. Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead, is assisting the family with arrangements.