Helen Christy


Helen M. Christy, 92, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013, at Twin Rivers Care & Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Toledo, Ohio, on December 10, 1920, the daughter of the late James and Eva (Kline) Hill. Helen was married December 12, 1936, to Charles Christy, who died in 1990. She was a member of Church of Christ in Defiance and had worked at the Pilliod Cabinet Co. in Swanton.

She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Anna (Phares) Lewis of Defiance and Sandra Richard of Dover, Tenn.; sons, Delbert (Carla) Christy of Swanton and James (Arlene) Christy of Liberty Center; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 31, at the Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home, 1753 S. Clinton St., Defiance, with Rev. Bob Shepherd officiating. Visitation is today from 3-8 p.m. at Lawson-Roessner. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Church of Christ. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.defiancefuneralhome.com.

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