Helen M. Martindale

GUSTAVUS – Helen M. Martindale, 93, of Gustavus, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at her home.

She was born May 7, 1920, in Gustavus, the daughter of Lewis and Mary Noble Davis.

A lifelong area resident, Helen was a graduate of Greene High School.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, sewing, and playing the organ.

She was a member of the Greene Church of the Nazarene.

Helen married Edmond D. Martindale on Oct. 23, 1941. He preceded her in death on April 9, 1990.

She is survived by her two daughters, Doris Wells of Vernon and Carolyn Smuzinsky of Gustavus; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and two sisters, Marcella Bingle of Fombell, Pa., and Thelma Alborn of Barberton.

She was also preceded by her parents; her son, Alvin Martindale in 1969; one sister, Martha Newton; and three brothers, Miland, Wilmer and Raymond Davis.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Greene Church of the Nazarene, 8916 state Route 46, North Bloomfield, OH 44450, with Pastor James Elkin officiating. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main St., Kinsman, and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the church.

Private burial will take place in Gustavus Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the church.

An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com.

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