SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Helen M. Wince, 83, of Salem, passed away on Thursday afternoon, October 6, 2022 at Mercy Health Center in Boardman.

She was born May 13, 1939 in Beaver Township, a daughter of Arthur and Helen (Hofmann) Horst. 

A North Lima High School graduate, she married Craig Wince on October 11, 1958.

Helen was a faithful member of Mount Olivet United Church of Christ and belonged to their Quilters Guild. 

She worked in the South Range Schools for 20 years, retiring in 2004. 

She was a member of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of Youngstown, was an avid quilter and a wonderful cook and baker. Helen loved spending time with her grandchildren and was dedicated to fundraising for Shriners Hospital for Children.

She is survived by husband, Craig; daughters, Paula (Richard) Juillerat of New Springfield and Jerilyn Weaver of Boardman; son, Mark (Kathleen) Wince of North Lima; five grandchildren, Benjamin (Rachel) Baird, Lindsey (Bill) Zentner, Nathan (Christina) Weaver, Jarod (Shantil) Weaver and Jesse Wince; seven great-grandchildren and brother, Lawrence Horst.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ted and Harold Horst and sisters, Thelma Bashline and Lucille Wright.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olivet United Church of Christ, 410 W. South Range Road, North Lima, with Pastor Tim Paroz officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Attn: Processing Center, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394.

The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in North Lima, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one. Family and friends are invited to visit to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen M. (Horst) Wince, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Tuesday, October 11 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.