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Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin (b. September 25, 1916, d. September 19, 1951)Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin (daughter of Guy Elery Coffin and Grace Rebecca Stanley) was born September 25, 1916 in Randolph County, Indiana314, and died September 19, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland315.She married Clyde Edmond Hunt on June 18, 1943 in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana316, son of Bazel (Baz) Hunt and Vora Belle (Belle) Jones.
Notes for Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin:
Helen Coffin Hunt contracted rheumatic fever as a small child and suffered from heartdisease as a result.She attended beauty school after graduating from Lynn High School in 1934.She spent the last years of her life bedfast, spending her time doing beautiful sewing.She was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD in hopes of finding a cure for her heart problems but she died there while undergoing treatment.
Obit-Winchester Journal-Herald, September 20, 1951-Helen Hunt, 35, Dies in Baltimore; Ill Six Months--Mrs. Helen Hunt, 35, wife of Clyde Hunt of 621 North West Street in Winchester, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Death followed an illness of six months.
Other than the husband, the deceased is survived by 1 daughter, Lora Sue, age 5, the parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Guy Coffin of Lynn; one sister, Mrs. Albert Swaim of Huntsville, and 2 brothers Lonnie and Donnie Coffin, both of Farmland.
Mrs. Hunt was born near Huntsivlle and was a member of the Martindale Church.
The body is being returned to the Maynard and Walker mortuary in Winchester, from where the funeral services will be announced.
More About Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin:
Burial: Unknown, Huntsville Cemetery, Randolph County, IN.
Cause of death: Tachycardia; mitral valve disease;rheumatic heart disease.
More About Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin and Clyde Edmond Hunt:
Marriage: June 18, 1943, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.316
Children of Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin and Clyde Edmond Hunt are:
- +Lora Sue Hunt.