Helen L. Laurich 1927-2013

DELAWARE, Ohio – Helen Lucille Laurich, 86, of Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Cortland, died at 5:48 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.

She was born July 12, 1927, in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of the late Roy and Alma Irene Jordan Edens.

Mrs. Laurich was a homemaker. Her greatest joy was being with her family.

She was a member of the Bazetta Christian Church.

Survivors include her children, Debbie Leon of Virginia Beach, Va., and Amy I. (Craig) Zanetos of Powell; four grandchildren, Bethany Leon, Nicholas, Ellen and Matthew Zanetos; and one brother, Roy L. Edens of Dunbar, W.Va.

Other than her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, John Laurich, on July 17, 1976; one grandson, Douglas Leon, and one brother, James Edens.

Graveside services will be held noon Saturday in the Hillside Cemetery Chapel, where Pastor Jim Dittmar will celebrate Helen’s life.

Family and friends may gather 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel in Cortland, until we process to the cemetery for services.

Emailed condolences may be sent to www.shaferwinanschapel.com

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