Helen J. Nofsinger, age 99, passed away on June 21, 2022.
Born in Lore City, OH she was a lifelong resident of the Akron area. She was a homemaker, devoting her time to raising and caring for her family. Helen was also a member of St. Matthew Parish. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, spending quality time with her family, and walking.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Nofsinger; parents, Andrew and Katherine Ference; brother, Andrew Ference; sister, Mary Angerstein; and daughter-in-law, Nancy Nofsinger. She is survived by her sons, James M. Nofsinger and Kenneth E. Nofsinger; daughter, Catherine A. (Daniel A.) Benyei; grandchildren, Daniel J. (Tami) Benyei, Melissa (Jeff) Balogh, James A. (Laura) Nofsinger, Joanne and Chuck Damanski; great-grandchildren, Claire, Jack, Ryan, Mia, Eliza, and Johnathan.
Memorial donations may be made to The Dementia Society of America (dementiasociety.org) or St. Matthew Parish. The family would like to thank Altercare of Hartville for their care and kindness.
Friends and family will be received Monday, June 27th from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Parish, 2603 Benton Ave. Akron, OH 44312. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. with Father Michael Williamson presiding. Interment will follow at Hillside Memorial Park.