Helen L. Monroe, age 88, passed away, Saturday, December 28, 2013. She was born February 1, 1925 in Newark, Ohio, the daughter of John C. and Edith E. (Catlin) Cline.
Mrs. Monroe was a bookkeeper and homemaker. She loved rose gardening, being outdoors, walking, doing crossword puzzles and was an avid reader. She was an amputee who lived a full life after the loss of her leg.
Survivors include, her son: Bob (Pam) Merck of Atwater, grandchildren: Jason (Anabell) Merck of Chicago, Kristen (Rod) Silveira of Columbus and Clint Merck of New York City. Great grandchildren: Andrew and Abby Merck and Bella and Ethan Silveira.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands: Walter T. Merck and Edwin Monroe.
A private service will be held for family. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com
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