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Helen F. Balvin

September 17, 2028 April 24, 2014
Helen F. Balvin
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Helen F. Balvin, (nee-Huber), 84, of Elyria passed away Thursday April 24, 2014 at the Elyria Wesleyan Village following a brief illness. She was born September 17, 1928 in New York, New York and was a Elyria resident since 1994. Helen worked as a data processor for the Jesuit Seminary and Mission Bureau in New York for 25 years, retiring in 1994. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Elyria and enjoyed playing bingo and cards and attending events at the Elyria Knights of Columbus. Survivors include her daughters, Francine Balvin-Thompson and Gloria (Carl) Chavalia both of Elyria; son, Dennis Balvin of Elyria; grandchildren, Anthony (Jeni) Sweeten and Anna Chavalia (Jerron); great-grandchildren, Connor, Erin, Caleb and Ashton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank in 2000, daughter, Helen Madelena Balvin, grandson, Dylan Balvin, sister, Josephine Kapek, and brothers, Frank and Joseph Huber and Karl Klose. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday May 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel at the Elyria Wesleyan Village 807 West Ave., Elyria, where the family will receive friends until 3:30 p.m.. The Rev. Beth McKee, Chaplain of the Village will Officiate. In liue of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at


2:00 PM Wednesday May 14, 2014

Chapel at the Elyria Wesleyan Village 807 West Ave. Elyria, OH. 807 West Ave


2:00-3:30 PM Wednesday May 14, 2014

Chapel at the Elyria Wesleyan Village 807 West Ave. Elyria, OH.

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