Helen Sheppard

Obituary of Helen Sheppard

Helen Sheppard (nee Gerasimof), 78, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Admiral's Pointe, Huron, after a lengthy illness. She was born September 8, 1941 in Bradley, OH. She had lived in Vermilion most of her life. Helen was a child day care provider for many years. She also cared for her father's grandmother and her father-in-law for many years. She had attended the of Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Richard Sheppard of Vermilion; son, Richard "Rick" (Marjorie) Sheppard of Freeport, OH; her daughters, Patty (Tom) Dryfuse of Vermilion, and Carol Kleinhans of Sandusky; grandchildren, Brian West, Adam West, Katie Young, Amanda Mikschl, Cory Kleinhans, Spencer Sheppard, Haleigh Detloff, Connor Sheppard, Samantha Sheppard, and Cassidy Sheppard; 9 great grandchildren; and brothers, Ted Gerasimof of Uhrichville, Bill Gerasimof of Leesville, and Nick Gerasimof of Mount Gilead. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Mary (nee Torok) Gerasimof and brother, George Gerasimof. The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 1pm to 3 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street Vermilion Ohio. Private family funeral services will be held. Inurnment will be at Moorefield Cemetery at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions to Alzheimer's Association 480 West Dussell Drive #150, Maumee, OH 43537. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

Visitation 1

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, August 2, 2020
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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