Helen L Denison

July 17, 1940 - February 25, 2018
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Helen L. Denison, 77, of New Philadelphia, died Sunday, February 25, 2018 in Union Hospital at Dover following a period of declining health.

 

Helen was born July 17, 1940 at Canton, Ohio and was raised by her foster parents, Lauren and Bessie Ake, from the time she was three years old.

 

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Helen L. Denison, 77, of New Philadelphia, died Sunday, February 25, 2018 in Union Hospital at Dover following a period of declining health.

 

Helen was born July 17, 1940 at Canton, Ohio and was raised by her foster parents, Lauren and Bessie Ake, from the time she was three years old.

 

Helen cherished her family and friends and she believed that they were blessings from the Lord.  She enjoyed caring for her children throughout the years and also enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s events.  Helen also enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, reading Christian Books, knitting and crocheting.

 

She had a love for animals and had many pets over the years.  Helen also operated a pet grooming business out of her home for more than ten years.  Helen also taught Driver’s Education courses at AAA.  Following her retirement, she became active with Broadway United Methodist Church at New Philadelphia and especially enjoyed the UMC Prayer Chain and Wednesday Evening Prayer group.

 

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Tim Larkin of Dover; her son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Gretchen Denison of Bloomingburg, Ohio; her grandchildren, Joshua Larkin of Dover, Andrea (Michael) Ramage of Dover and Trevor Denison of Bloomingburg, Ohio; two brothers, Donald (Audrey) Heflin of Dalton and Dick Heflin of Massillon; many nieces and nephews and a special son and caregiver, Frank Larkin of New Philadelphia.

 

Helen was preceded in death by her adoptive parents; infant twins, Dale and Leora Denison and the father of her children, Marvin Denison.

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 10 to 11 a.m. in Broadway United Methodist Church at New Philadelphia.  A funeral service celebrating Helen’s life will follow at 11 a.m. in the church with Rev. Mick Foster officiating.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia.  Following the committal service, a luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall at the church.

 

Contributions may be made in Helen’s memory Broadway United Methodist Church, 120 Church Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to the ASPCA by visiting www.aspca.org.

“I pray that all of you that have not asked Jesus into your lives, please do so.  I pray that we would be together in Heaven.”

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Broadway United Methodist Church

Address:

120 Church Ave. SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Broadway United Methodist Church

Address:

120 Church Ave. SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Born: July 17, 1940
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Mary Beth Edwards posted on 3/1/18

Dear Tim, Denise and family, So sorry to hear about your loss. Always enjoyed being around your mom...super lady. Keeping all of you in thought and prayers. Mike and Mary Beth and Family

 

Denise posted on 2/27/18

I know our separation is only temporary, but it is still with a heavy heart that I say " I miss you mom".

 

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