Helene Merritt Hart
1923 - 2010
Helene Merritt Hart, 87, of Strawberry, passed away Nov. 11, 2010. She was born May 11, 1923, in Uniontown, Ohio.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Gerald Hart; children, Gary (Pam) Lamb-Hart of Mt. Gilead, Ohio, Janice (Bob) Copelli of Colorado Springs, Colo., Gregory (Cori) Hart of Mesa, Rita Ann (Mike) Brosius of Livermore, Calif., and Zina (Michael) Horrell of Phoenix; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; siblings, William Merritt, JB Merritt, Bob Merritt, John Merritt, Lois Barr and Dick Merritt.
She attended Ohio State University in the 1940s and finished her education at ASU after her youngest child started school. She graduated in 1971. She retired as manager of San Tan Credit Union, Chandler, Ariz.
She and Gerald enjoyed traveling throughout the United States visiting family and friends and camping in the national parks. She enjoyed quilting, handcrafts, gardening, and family activities.
A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16 at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale. Funeral services will be at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 17 at Messinger, with internment at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia G Piper Cancer Center. Address checks to: Scottsdale HealthCare Foundation, 10001 N 92nd St, Suite 121, Scottsdale, AZ 85258. In the memo portion of check: The Cancer Center Endowment Fund.