Lois E. Helmick, 76, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, passed away surrounded by her family Monday, February 19, 2018. Lois was born in Lodi to the late Lillian and Forest Allard.
She graduated from Highland High School and went on to graduate from Gerber Beauty School in 1960 and Wooster Business College in 1967. Lois also worked with her husband, selling life insurance and retired from Kmart after 11 years of employment. Lois enjoyed growing up on a farm, the horses and her dogs. She also enjoyed working in her garden, growing flowers and taking care of her yard.
She is survived by her children, Bonnie (Richard) Marinacci; grandsons, Richie, Joey and Daniel Marinacci and Diane (Paul) Tschertan and grandsons, Jacob, Nicholas and Benjamin Tschertan.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 21 years, Tracy Helmick.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 1 P.M. at Lakeside Christian Church, 3535 Knollwood Ln., Akron. Burial will follow at Granger Fairview Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter, 408 9th St., SW, Canton, OH 44707.