Helen Ernestine Tessaro, 79, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 29, 1935 in Ashland, West Virginia.
Helen enjoyed being a homemaker and taking care of her family.
She is survived by her loving husband, Andrew Tessaro of Elyria; daughter, Belinda (Joseph) Van Keuren of Elyria; sons, Andrew Tessaro, Jr. of Elyria, Terrence Tessaro of Eaton Township; grandchildren, Andrew Tessaro III, Cassandra Tessaro, and Blake Van Keuren and sisters, Margaret Ann Bays, and Karen Adair.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Bailey and Helen Bailey Craddock.
Private family services will be held, with burial to follow, at Butternut Ridge Cemetery in Eaton Township.
Arrangements are being handled by Wyers - Bollinger Funeral Chapel.