2013-09-21 / Obituaries

Helen R. (Foor) Moran

Helen R. (Foor) Moran, 94, of Thornville, passed away September 12, 2013. She was born on February 25, 1919, in Columbus, to the late Herbert and Anna (Weber) Foor. Helen was a 1937 graduate of Central High School. She married Francis O. Moran on April 20, 1941. In 1948, Helen and Francis moved to Buckeye Lake, where she managed the Holiday Lodge at Picnic Point for almost 20 years. She was a very active member and volunteer at the First Community Church of Buckeye Lake having a part in starting their prayer chain, and serving in the Ladies Guild, Joy Bible Class, and Board of Women. She also participated in other church activities including Vacation Bible School. She enjoyed ceramics, music, dancing, sewing, cooking, but most of all spending time with her beloved kids and grandkids.

Helen is survived by her loving family: children, Frances H. Tintelnot, Patrick F. Moran, and Richard M. Moran; her son-in-law, John C. Winkler; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brotherin law, Herbert (Marge) Heider; a cousin, George Weber; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her husband, Francis; daughter, Judith A. Winkler; sisters, Mary and Clara; and a brother, Arch.

A funeral service, celebrating Helen’s life, was held September 17, 2013, at the First Community Church in Buckeye Lake with Pastor Kevin Blade officiating. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbus.

The family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville for the loving care they provided to Helen during her time there.

Online condolences may be sent to www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Hebron, is honored to care for the Moran Family.

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