Helen Mary Newsad

Helen Mary (Erdy) Newsad, 85, of Waterford, went home to the Lord on Sunday (March 31, 2013) at her home.

She was born June 11, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Stephan and Vernal Erdy. She was a devoted wife and loving mother who was the glue that held her family together.

She is survived by her loving husband, Andrew, whom she married on March 31, 1951; five children, Andrew Jr. (wife Mary) Newsad, Blue Rock; Helen (husband Bob Morrison), Marietta; Rita (husband Larry Irwin), Chambersburg, Pa.; Rose (husband Michael See), Cleveland; and Steven (wife Kimberly), Beverly; 11 grandchildren, Marian Irwin, Allison Irwin, Nathan Newsad, Eric Morrison, Chrisy Morrison, Matthew Morrison, Kyle See, Katherine See, Shelby Newsad, Regina Newsad, Zachary Hill; and seven great-grandchildren, Sabrina Irwin, Jeremiah Lopez, Rollin Reynolds, Carson See, Mason See, Emma Heiss, and Brice Brightbill; brother, Anthony Erdy (wife Marian), Columbus; brother-in-law, Paul Newsad (wife Joann), Dayton; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Beverly with Father Robert Kawa officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly. A Christian wake service will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Helen’s name to the Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 45, Beverly, Ohio, 45715.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com