Helen Gae May

06/12/1928 - 03/13/2024


Obituary For Helen Gae May

Helen Gae (Siniff) May, age 95 formerly of Lima, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at 7:15 pm, at Otterbein of Pemberville.

She was born June 12, 1928, in Kenton to Ted and Nellie Siniff who preceded her in death. She married E. Gordon May who preceded her in death on July 26, 2009.

Surviving are two children: Rodney E. (April) May of Bowling Green, OH and Gayleen S. (Douglas A.) Rhinock of Elida, OH; five grandchildren: Christina S. (Daniel) Cole, Teresa A. Rhinock, Nathaniel E. (Mindy) May, Josiah R. (Emily) May and Micah D. May; plus seven great-grandchildren.

She retired from the Allen County Sheriff's Department in 1992 after 20 years as a corrections officer. She previously was a medical assistant for Dr. Miller in Lima for seven years. Prior to Dr. Miller, she was a dental assistant for Dr. Bill Brunk for six years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Lima, and a member Sigma Beta Sorority. She enjoyed countless hours sewing, working on her crafts, spending time with her family and camping. She was a previous member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lima.

Private graveside services were held with Rev. Dan Gutman officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Delphos.

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