NORDEN, Helen V. (Marco)

NORDEN, Helen V. (Marco), 85, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

She was born March 17, 1928 in Benwood, WV, a daughter of the late Dan and Florence (Viscoglosi) Marco.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Martins Ferry.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Norden Sr., and a sister, Rosemary Cunningham.

Surviving are her sons, Robert A. (Cindy) Norden Jr. of Scott Depot, WV, and Ronald D. Norden of Martins Ferry; her sister, Elvera Stone of Florence, KY; a brother, Fred Marco of Glen Dale, WV; and two grandchildren, Nicolas and Christopher Norden.

Friends will be received at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Marut as celebrant. Burial follows in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

Rosary devotions will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. followed by wake services at 7:30 p.m., both in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 20 N. Fourth St., Martins Ferry, OH 43935.

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