Helen Hofacker, 89, of Monroeville died early Sunday morning, November 6, 2022, at The Willows at Bellevue, following a brief illness.
She was born November 3, 1933, in Norwalk and was a 1951 graduate of Norwalk St. Paul High School. Helen volunteered many years at Fisher Titus Hospital and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville, and the Monroeville Athletic Boosters.
She loved watching her family participate in their sporting events and was an avid Monroeville Eagles fan. She enjoyed doing counted cross stitch, playing cards, and working in her yard. Her family was her pride and joy.
She is survived by her three children, Susan (Kenneth) Schafer, Monroeville, Stephen (Jennifer) Hofacker, Fremont, and Michael (Molly) Hofacker, Dayton; ten grandchildren, Gregory Schafer, Jessica Wasserman, Stephanie VanFleet, Catherine Hofacker, Rachel Hofacker, Alexandria Hofacker, Madison Hofacker, Cassidy Hofacker, Kelsi Hofacker, and Kali Hofacker; ten great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Catherine Tyler; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Therese Hofacker.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Hofacker in 1985; her parents, Arthur and Euretta Gahagan; two brothers and their wives, Arthur and Carolyn Gahagan, and Harold and Molly Gahagan.
Friends may call from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2022, in the Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe Street, Monroeville. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, November 9, 2022, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 66 Chapel Street, Monroeville. Fr. Chris Jesudhason will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic School, 79 Chapel Street, Monroeville, Ohio 44847 or to the Monroeville Local Schools Track Project, c/o Monroeville Athletic Boosters, 101 West Street, Monroeville, Ohio 44847.
Condolences may be shared with the family at pfeilfuneralhome.com.
St. Joseph Catholic School
79 Chapel Street, Monroeville OH 44847
Monroeville Local Schools Track Project C/O Monroeville Athletic Boosters
101 West Street, Monroeville OH 44847