helga sarap
Helga E. Sarap, 76, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2008. Born August 8, 1931 in West Berlin, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Aldoph and Eva Zimmerman. Mrs. Sarap was also preceded in death by three sisters and one brother. Mrs. Sarap was a homemaker and Protestant by faith. Helga is survived by her daughters Linda Sarap of Steubenville, OH and Debbie Hendershot and her husband Chuck of Colliers, WV; grandchildren Shawn Sarap and Jason Little; great grandson Gino Little and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 10 until the 11AM Memorial Service on Saturday, June 7 at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. To Debbie and Linda–I’m very sorry for your loss. I worked with Helga at the American Legion and she became like a grandmother to me. She would sit and play machines to keep me company after her shift ended. I miss the talks she and I used to have. Know that she will be greatly missed.

  2. Linda and Debbie I am so sorry to hear about your Mother,It has been a long time since I have seen you both,I think Shawn was a little baby the last time.My prayers are with you and your familys.Rest well Mrs Sarap.

  3. Linda and Debbie you have our sympathy in this time of your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  4. Debbie and Linda..Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you…Helga would always say.. “My Debbie”..and “My Linda”..she was so proud of both of you..may fond memories such as these, help comfort you during this difficult time.

  5. Linda, Shawn, Debbie, Chuckie,Jason and Jeno. My sincere thougths and sadness have been with you and in my prayers. I know it is hard. We have been there before. I am here if you need to talk. I am so glad your mom and I had became friends in the past few years. Your sorrow will need healing. You only have each other now. Cherish and be close. My love for all of you is still there.

  6. Dear Debbie & family, We were so sorry to hear about your Mom.. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Your Mom was always so very nice and kind to us. Dick & I are in California now visiting Dave and his family and Lori let us know about your Mom. May God keep you and yours in his hands.

  7. Debbie and Chuck, I am very sorry for loss of your mother,she was a very kind lady and I have a lot of memories of many talks her and I would have at the fireside late at night, she always kept me company. You are all in my prayers take care. Kathy, Cortney and Brandon Zapotoczny

  8. Dear Debbie, Chuckie and Linda, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. We always enjoyed being with Helga even though we hadn’t seen her in a while. She and Chuck had a very special bond because of the VFW. She will be missed. Chuck and Rhonda Long

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