Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 29, 2012 12:00 pm EDT


MANSFIELD — Helen U. Sass, 93, died May 27, 2012, in Mansfield MedCentral.

Born March 24, 1919, in Akron, she was the daughter of Louis Arthur and Eldora V. (Leib) Budd. In 1939, Helen moved to Mansfield where she worked at Westinghouse. In 1961, she moved to Long Beach, Calif., and married Fred Sass in 1965. Helen and Fred retired to Las Vegas, Nev., in 1981; Helen moved back to Mansfield in 2010.

Surviving are daughter, Marilyn Miller of Mansfield; son, Robert (Lana) Taylor of Reston, Va.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Budd.

Preceded in death by husband; sister, Myrna Cuthbert; brothers, Alvin and Cecil Budd; an infant brother, Kenneth Budd.

Visitation will be Friday, 2-3 p.m., Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, with funeral at 3 p.m. Burial will be Wednesday, June 6, at 3 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress, Calif.

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