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Mary F. Helwig

Mary F. Helwig, age 74 of Buckeye Lake, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, FL. She was born February 3, 1945, in Lancaster, daughter of the late Harry F. and Mildred V. (Clark) George. Mary had previously worked for the Lancaster Eagle Gazette as well as the First Medical Urgent Care in Lancaster. She loved spending time with her family and going to the casinos.
She is survived by her children, Randy (Jenn) Thimmes, of Lancaster, Teresa (Bradley) Rathbone, of Lancaster, and Angela (Eric) Russell, of Pickerington; grandchildren, Sasha and Tyler Russell, Aerial North-Thimmes, and Zachery, Katelynn, and Rachel Rathbone; five great grandchildren; brother, David (Fran) George, of Buckeye Lake; sisters, Margaret Schmelzer, of Buckeye Lake and Joyce (Tom) Homman, of Tampa, FL; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Keith L. Helwig; nephew, Michael Schmelzer Jr.; and brother-in-law, Michael Schmeltzer.
Graveside service was held May 28, 2019 at Maple Grove Cemetery with Chaplain Karl Hartmann officiating. Cremation has been performed in the care of Sheridan Funeral Home.

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