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Dale E. Helwick

October 20, 1935 November 21, 2019
Dale E. Helwick
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Dale E. Helwick, 84, of Avon passed away Thursday November 21, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 20, 1935 in Canton and was an Elyria resident for 40 years and was an Avon resident for the past 15 years. Dale was a Business Professor at Lorain County Community College for many years, retiring in 1991. He was a longtime member of the Elyria First Congregational United Church of Christ and enjoyed fishing, golfing, traveling and playing tennis. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Joelene (nee-Seese); daughters, Jenny (Tim) Shafer, Julie Grantier and Jill (Jim) Hennessey and 7 grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until the time of a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday November 30, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. The Rev. Jeff Sweitzer will Officiate. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the food pantry at the Elyria First United Congregational Church of Christ 330 2nd St. Elyria, OH. 44035 or to the Chronicle-Telegram Not Forgotten Box 225 East Ave. Elyria, OH. 44035. Online condolences may be expressed at

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9:00 AM 11/30/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Memorial Service to follow visitation at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Private Final Resting Place
United States

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Elyria First Congregational United Church of Christ 330 2nd St. Elyria, OH. 44035


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