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The Life of Helen Marian Kastein

Helen M. Kastein 1922 - 2015 | Obituary | Condolences Helen M. Kastein Obituary Helen M. Kastein CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Helen M. Kastein, 93, of Silver Lake passed away on July 20, 2015. She was born on January 30, 1922 to Clarence and Helen Christman. The family moved to Cuyahoga Falls where Helen lived most of her life and graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School. Preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin of 69 years; brother, Donald Christman and nephew Fred Mathews; she is survived by her two sisters, Betty Weitzman, Grace Mathews; and sister-in-law Bobbie Christman. She will be greatly missed by her three daughters, Diane Bussan (Ralph), Bonne Kastein, and Beth Carr (Kevin); she also leaves behind five grandchildren, Tina Bussan, Liz (Brian) Bennett, Sara Bussan (Nathan Brown), Caleb Carr and Allison Carr; and two great-grandsons, Tyler and Justin Bennett; and many nieces and nephews. Helen was a talented seamstress, putting her skills to good use when she worked as a director for Akron Family Services, overseeing a group of ladies who sewed layettes for newly adopted babies. As a member of Oasis, Helen knit over 700 sets of caps and booties for premature babies at Akron Children''s Hospital. Helen''s greatest joy was spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren. Her favorite activity was playing cards after family and holiday dinners. She felt fortunate that she and Ben were able to spend time gardening and traveling after he retired from Firestone. The family wishes to thank the Memory Care staff at Emeritus of Stow (now Brookdale Sr. Living) and Crossroads Hospice for their compassion and loving care given to Helen and her family. Family and friends may call at Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A private service will be held by the family at Chestnut Hill Cemetery where Helen will be laid to rest with her husband. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church in Silver Lake, 2951 Kent Rd., Silver Lake, OH 44224 or the , 70 W. Streetsboro St., Hudson, OH 44236. logo Published in Akron Beacon Journal on July 21, 2015 Share [Email this tribute] Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 6 "Diane, Beth and Bonnie, Don and I are so sorry to hear of the..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Helen Kastein Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Helen Kastein Add a photo + Resources Send Funeral Flowers View Funeral Home Details How To Submit An Obituary Find Advice and Support Funeral Etiquette Sympathy and Condolence Advice Grief Support Groups Myths About Grief How to Write an Obituary Go back to today''s Obituaries for Ohio.com Back to today''s Obituaries Funeral and condolence advice from Legacy.com experts Funeral Etiquette Expert advice: what to do and say when someone dies. © Copyright 1999-2015 Legacy.com All Rights Reserved | Questions? Contact us | Search obituaries nationwide - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=helen-m-kastein&pid=175331297&fhid=2780#sthash.qrhZqODR.dpuf

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