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Obituary: Helen Louise Roeger '49

Helen Louise Roeger , age 85, of Coshocton, OH, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2011. She was born on June 26, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Mildred (Weffing) Roeger. Louise graduated from Belleview High School in Pittsburgh and then received her bachelors degree from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Louise worked for Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh as a Manager in the Trust Department and later as the Vice President for over 40 years before retiring. She was a member of the Deaf Ministry at Grace United Methodist Church, she was an active member at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Belleview, PA, where she sang for the choir and also rang bells in the bell choir. Louise was a world traveler, where she enjoyed visiting China, Israel, South America, Africa, Australia and Europe. She enjoyed playing the piano and cello, spending time with her family, but most of all enjoyed life. She is survived by her three nephews, Carl (Cindy) Roeger, of Coshocton, whom she resided with the past 18 months, David (Deborah) Roeger of Mohegan Lake, NY, and James (Janice Hogrefe) Roeger of Columbus; four great nephews, Kyle Roeger of Brooklyn, NY, Johnathan (Gretchen) Roeger of Delaware, Ohio, Michael (Hilary) Roeger of Cridersville, OH and Matthew Roeger of Brooklyn, NY; and best friend, Sue Grove of Pittsburgh, PA. Along with her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her brother, Richard E. Roeger. Friends received Friday, December 16 at 1:00 p.m. for a Memorial Service at ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1014 California Ave., Avalon 412-766-5600. Interment will be private.