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Helen (Schimley) Durst, 89, of Orwell, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Ashtabula County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born December 20, 1927, in Sharpsville, Pa. the daughter of John and Susan Grexa Diurba.
Helen was a former employee of Kennametal and Kay Dee Manufacturing both in Orwell. She was a member of Orwell Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers John ,Joseph, George, and Paul Diurba, sisters Mary Petrula, Susan Stacconi, and Ann Fester.
Survivors include daughters Carol Krieg, Pat (Tom) Ahola, Bonnie (Vaughn) Paine, Debbie Schimley, sons Tom and Ed Schimley, 10 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be on Saturday, September 23, at 11:00 A.M. in Orwell Methodist Church with burial to follow in Johnston Twp. Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 on Saturday at the church.
Memorial contribution can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com
Published on September 19, 2017
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