Helen D. Furlong
1925 — 2021
WIFE MOTHER VOLUNTEER Helen D. Furlong died on September 28, 2021. She was 96. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Ken. She is survived by her daughters Karen Childs (husband Joseph and grandchildren Kathleen and Drew), Lucy Smith, Patricia Furlong (grandson Jacob), and Susan Fisher (husband Rob). Helen was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on April 27,1925; the fourth child of Anna Mary Hibert Degitz and William Harrison Bates Degitz. She was the first woman in her family to receive a bachelor's degree; graduating from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a degree in business administration. Helen met Ken on a blind date in Cincinnati, Ohio. Nine months later the two...