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Helen L. Dunlap 1934-2021

NEWTON FALLS — Helen Louise Dunlap, 86, of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully into eternal life on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at the Country Club Rehabilitation Campus at Newton Falls.

She was born on March 3, 1934, in Leechburg, Pa., the daughter of the late George William Witter and Frances Viola Bolinger Witter.

Helen lived most of her life in Newton Falls working as a preschool teacher at Warren Christian School for more than 30 years, until she retired in 2007.

Helen has been a member of the First Church of God in Newton Falls for more than 60 years. She enjoyed crocheting, reading and gardening.

Memories of Helen will be carried on by her loving family, her daughter, Deborah Shevel of Boardman; her son, David and Geri Dunlap of Newton Falls; her grandchildren, Amy (Adam) Fields, Ashley (Charles) Lines and Ashley Dunlap; and her great-grandchildren, Zack and Caleb Fields and Conner and Tyler Lines.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her twin sister, Viola Dunlap; and her grandson, Phillip Dunlap.

Private family services will be held due to COVID-19. Helen will be laid to rest in Newton Falls Cemetery. The family would like thank the Country Club of Newton Falls for the wonderful care given to Helen for the last years of her life.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that all donations please be made to either to the First Church of God, Children Department 426 W. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444 or the Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236, in her memory

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440.

Family and friends may view Helen’s obituary online or to send condolences, visit us at www.jamesfu neralhomeinc.com.

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