NACE, Helen

NACE, Helen “Toots,” 75, of Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry, Ohio.

She was born March 9, 1938 in Neffs, Ohio a daughter of the late Joseph Daniel and Rose Dovyak Smelko.

Helen was a homemaker and a member of the Sacred Heart Heart Catholic Church in Neffs, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Dan and Huck Smelko; and one sister, Rosalie Skapik.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph L. Nace; three children, Edward Dean (Lori) Nace of Farmersville, Ohio, Joseph Paul (Ann Marie Curran) Nace of Bellaire, Ohio and Helen Ann (Steve) O’Rouke of Lebanon, Ohio; one sister, Susan Clark of Shadyside, Ohio; and one brother, John Smelko of West Carrollton, Ohio. Also three grandchildren, Hannah O’Rouke, Wyatt Nace and Lucille Nace.

Family and friends will be received Sunday 4 to 8 pm at the Bauknecht – Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. with Msgr. Mark Froehlich officiating.

Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Share your thoughts and memories with Helen’s family at www.altmeyer. com.