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Helen E. Bays

June 7, 1931 — October 2, 2022

Austintown

Helen E. Bays of Austintown, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022, in the early morning at Salem North Healthcare Center. She was 91 years old.

Helen was born on June 7, 1931, in Kingwood, WV, the daughter of Opal G. and Arizona May Teets.

She attended Kingwood School Systems. Helen cleaned and maintained homes for numerous families throughout the valley for many years.

Mrs. Bays was of Protestant faith. Helen had a passion for collecting many items that were near and dear to her heart. From angels, teapots, and porcelain dolls, her family will always have these keepsakes to cherish her memory.

Helen’s husband, Lewis Bays, whom she married March 24, 1951, passed away on November 19, 1986.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda Lou Miller of McDonald, OH; 2 sons, Gordon Bays of Youngstown, and Ronald and his wife Diane Bays of Niles; a brother Robert and his wife Mary Teets of Reedsville, WV; 13 grandchildren; 16 Great Grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law Sheila Bays of Warren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Helen was preceded in death by, a son William Bays; 2 grandsons, Robert, and Gordon Bays; 2 brothers, John, and Harry Teets; 2 sisters, Mary Pyles and Louise Wilt; a son-in-law Thomas Miller.

Family and friends may view the tribute and sent condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com

Calling hours will be on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services LLC 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2022, in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Zachary Miller.

Internment will take place in Niles City Cemetery.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen E. Bays, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

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