Obituary for Helen F (Boston) Sheeks

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Helen F (Boston) Sheeks

July 5, 1918 - August 29, 2013

Helen F. (Boston) Sheeks, age 95, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at her home in Indianapolis.

Helen was born July 5, 1918, in Washington to the late John W. and Lucy G. (Edwards) Boston. She married her loving husband, Robert R. Sheeks on September 23, 1972 in Washington, Indiana. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2001 after 28 wonderful years of marriage.

Helen was a 1936 graduate of Bedford High School. She retired in 1972 after working as an Administrative Assistant for the Indianapolis Home Show for thirty-four years. Helen was also the past President of the National Association of Women in Construction, Indianapolis Chapter.

Helen was a member of the Greenwood Christian Church and a former member of the Samaria Christian Church. She and her late husband Bob always had a great relationship with the Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, TN. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and dining in fine restaurants.

Helen is survived by a niece: Barbara (Tim) Bennington of Washington; and two nephews: Steve (Kathy) Boston of Indianapolis & Gary (Glenna) Myers of Washington; and special friend: Kay McClain of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her only child: Nancy Lou Penecale; one grandson: Robert Austin Penecale; one sister: Rosemary Myers; and one brother: Richard A. Boston.

The Rev. Shan Rutherford will conduct a funeral service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home – Southport Chapel, 7520 Madison Ave. Indianapolis. Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Knott Cemetery in Bedford. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Helen to Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Rd., Greenwood, IN 46143 or Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, 3737 Waldemere Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46241 or Wheeler Mission Ministries, 205 E. New York St. Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Sheeks family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information: (812) 597-4670

Helen F. (Boston) Sheeks, age 95, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at her home in Indianapolis.

Helen was born July 5, 1918, in Washington to the late John W. and Lucy G. (Edwards) Boston. She married her loving husband, Robert R. Sheeks on September 23, 1972 in Washington, Indiana. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2001 after 28 wonderful years of marriage.

Helen was a 1936 graduate of Bedford High School. She retired in 1972 after working as an Administrative Assistant for the Indianapolis Home Show for thirty-four years. Helen was also the past President of the National Association of Women in Construction, Indianapolis Chapter.

Helen was a member of the Greenwood Christian Church and a former member of the Samaria Christian Church. She and her late husband Bob always had a great relationship with the Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, TN. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and dining in fine restaurants.

Helen is survived by a niece: Barbara (Tim) Bennington of Washington; and two nephews: Steve (Kathy) Boston of Indianapolis & Gary (Glenna) Myers of Washington; and special friend: Kay McClain of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her only child: Nancy Lou Penecale; one grandson: Robert Austin Penecale; one sister: Rosemary Myers; and one brother: Richard A. Boston.

The Rev. Shan Rutherford will conduct a funeral service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home – Southport Chapel, 7520 Madison Ave. Indianapolis. Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Knott Cemetery in Bedford. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Helen to Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Rd., Greenwood, IN 46143 or Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, 3737 Waldemere Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46241 or Wheeler Mission Ministries, 205 E. New York St. Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Sheeks family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information: (812) 597-4670

 

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Born: July 5, 1918
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