Helen Mary (Erdy) Newsad, 85, of Waterford, went home to the Lord on March 31, 2013, at her home.
She was born June 11, 1927, the daughter of the late Stephan and Vernal Erdy.
She was a devoted wife and loving mother, who was the glue that held her family together.
She is survived by her loving husband, Andrew, whom she married on March 31, 1951; five children, Andrew Jr. (Mary) Newsad of Blue Rock, Helen (Bob Morrison) of Marietta, Rita (Larry Irwin) of Chambersburg, Pa., Rose (Michael See) of Cleveland and Steven (Kimberly) of Beverly; 11 grandchildren, Marian Irwin, Allison Irwin, Nathan Newsad, Eric Morrison, Chrisy Morrison, Matthew Morrison, Kyle See, Katherine See, Shelby Newsad, Regina Newsad and Zachary Hill; seven great-grandchildren, Sabrina Irwin, Jeremiah Lopez, Rollin Reynolds, Carson See, Mason See, Emma Heiss and Brice Brightbill; brother, Anthony Erdy (Marian) of Columbus; brother-in-law, Paul Newsad (Joann) of Dayton; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Beverly, with Father Robert Kawa officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly. A Christian Wake service will be 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Helen's name, to the Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 45, Beverly, OH 45715.
Online ondolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com