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Helen Geraldine (Schippacasse) Simcic

September 1, 1934 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 85)


Helen Geraldine (Schippacasse) Simcic, age 85, passed away August 20, 2020 at Brewster Park.  Born September 1, 1934, she was a lifelong resident of Massillon, devoted to her family and loved cooking for them.   She also loved spending time with friends playing bingo and playing cards.

She was the former shoe department manager at Massillon K-Mart. 

She is survived by her children, Glenda (Richard) Plant, Glen Simcic, former daughter-in-law's Jill Simcic and Cathy Simcic, grandchildren, Jeffrey (Johann) Hoeflich-Nickels, Adrian Nickels, Janelle (Ryan) Rodocker, Krista, Lindsay, Melissa, and Joey Simcic, great-grandchildren, Zayda Nickels, Carli Jo Simcic and Noah Hoeflich-Nickels, sisters Corrine (Mike) Dzurko, Mary Lou Johnston, and Patricia (Garry) Davis.  

Preceded in death by her husband James Simcic, parents Andrew and Fern (Swauger) Schippacasse, son Anthony "Tony" Simcic and granddaughter Alysha Simcic.

In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to honor her granddaughter Lindsay Simcic to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 

Please leave condolences at

Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory.  - Massillon Chapel   330-833-3248.

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