2014-01-13 / Obituaries

Helene J. McCumons


Helene J. McCumons Helene J. McCumons Helene J. McCumons, 87, of Brown City, died Jan. 7, 2013. She was born Jan. 23, 1926 in Brown City to ( Benjamin and Blanche Foster. She attended Lane Country School and then Brown City High School. Helene married John C. “Jack” McCumons on March 7, 1942.

Helene was a housewife and mother and had also worked at Yale Rubber in Sandusky for nearly 20 years. She also drove truck for the carrot factory, was a bus driver and in younger years loved to race cars at the Jeddo Speedway. Helene also played accordion and was a caller for the Thumb Area Fiddlers Jamboree. She had been a long-time member of the Flynn EUB Church.

She is survived by three children Gayle (Wayne) Cummings, Glenda

Gary) Steigerwald, John (Brenda) McCumons, seven grandchildren Michael, Richard, Daniel, Jennifer, Robyn, Bonnie, Jossette and 22 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a baby son Wayne Foster McCumons and her husband John “Jack” McCumons.

A gathering and viewing for family and friends was held Friday and Saturday at Carman Funeral Home in Brown City.

Funeral services were Saturday at Carman Funeral Home.

Memorials donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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