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Helen Peggy Gillam

July 6, 1934 — October 7, 2022

Helen Peggy Gillam, age 88, of Howland passed away suddenly on Friday, October 7, 2022. She was born on July 6, 1934, to the late Harry and Mabel Hall Latham. She is preceded in death by husband, Joseph Gillam; parents; siblings, James Latham, Luvada Latham, Thomas Latham, and Shirley Archer.

She was a lifelong member of the Howland community, graduating from Howland High School in 1952, she married her high school sweetheart Joseph on September 10, 1954. She was a member of Howland Community Church where she worshipped regularly.

“GG” was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, baking, shopping, and knitting her famous baby sweaters and Christmas stockings.

She is survived by her children, Susan (Timothy) Murray and Rebecca (Tracy) Vandegrift; grandchildren, Ashley (Paul) Patterson, Katherine (Hunter) Vandegrift-Montgomery, and Haley Vandegrift; great grandchildren, Tristan, Logan, and Liam Patterson, Addison Baldridge; and other extended family.

Calling hours will be held 10:00 – 11:00 AM Thursday, October 13, 2022, at Howland Community Church 198 Niles Cortland Rd. SE Warren, OH 44484 with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM. Family is in the care of Lane Funeral Home, Roberts-Clark Chapel 180 Garfield Dr. NE Warren, OH 44483. Online condolences may be made at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Howland Community Church 198 Niles Cortland Rd. SE Warren, OH 44484 or a charity of your choice in her honor.


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Thursday, October 13, 2022

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