Helen Eileen Conger, age 80, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at her residence. She was born September 11, 1932 in Jackson County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Carl Conger and Loma B. Campbell Conger.
Helen was a 1951 graduate of Wellston High School. She was a former employee of the Hercules Trouser Company in Wellston for 42 years and was then later employed at Bellisio Foods in Jackson.
She is survived by her sister, Mary Radcliffe of Wellston; niece, Diana Wright of Wellston; nephews, Scott Radcliffe of Wellston, Denny Pierce of Wellston, Donnie Pierce of Wellston, Larry Conger of Lebanon, Oh. and Gary Conger of Lebanon, Oh.; sister-in-law, Jean Conger of Lebanon, Oh., as well as several great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
Besides her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her lifelong companion, Wayne Long; infant son, Shawn Michael; sister, Racine Mae Conger; brothers, Carl Conger, Jr., Charles Edward Conger and John Francis Conger, and her niece, Connie.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with John Pelletier officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com