Helen M. Lau (nee: Allgood), 93 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at her home, following a full and meaningful life.
She was born November 30, 1926 in Berlin Heights, Ohio. Helen had made her home in Amherst for the last seventy-five years.
Her primary focus in life was that of a homemaker. After her children went to school, Helen went back to work as a bookkeeper at Lorain National Bank then retiring from Slimans. She loved going to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Amherst. Helen joyfully supported raising her adopted grandchild Amanda and great grandchild Haley. Nothing brought her greater joy then the time she spent with her family.
The family would like to give a special thank you to her primary caregiver Amanda Orosz and her caregiver team Crystle, Betty, Nicole, Joann and Marilyn.
Survivors include her son John W. Lau and grandson Zev of Norco, CA and son Robert A. Lau of Dublin, Ohio; and niece Alice of Sandusky, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-seven years Harold Russell Lau on December 16, 2002; her sister Ruth and her parents Arther and Maude Allgood (nee: Sloat)..
Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Crownhill Cemetery, Amherst.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church; 115 Central Drive, Amherst, OH 44001.
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