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Helen Bridget Kaminski

August 12, 1934 — July 5, 2009

KAMINSKI, Helen B., age 74 of Oakwood passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, July 5, 2009 at Kettering Medical Center. She attended Holy Angels and St. Peter�s Catholic Church. Helen graduated from St. Bonaventure High School, in Columbus, NE. She was a loving and selfless wife, mother, �nana�, aunt, sister and friend, Helen was a dearly loved matriarch, our �family maestro.� She was the former owner of the Hulman Building Smoke Shoppe where she enjoyed and befriended countless patrons. She regularly volunteered for St. Vincent DePaul and many other service organizations where she served with her husband, Stanley. Her devotion to faith and family, compassion and civic dedication guided her life and endeavors. Through the years, Helen and Stanley traveled throughout the world and Rome where she attended a Papal mass celebrated by Pope John Paul II. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Ann Dunn of NE. Helen is survived by Stanley, her loving husband of 55 years; four sons including Timmothy of MT, Mark of HI, Douglas (Connie) of Kettering and Robb of FL and two daughters; Jill (Max) Park of NJ and Kara (James) Thomas of Columbus, OH. She has twelve grandchildren: Emily, Elise, Kaelyn, Madeline, Connor, Laynie, Molly, Lilianne, David, Maressa, Trey and Shane. Her brother Jerry, Aunt Paula of NE and many beloved nephews, nieces and cousins also survive her. She was the loving force of our family, and will be greatly missed. Mass will be held Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 411 E. 2nd St., Dayton, with Father Ed Pratt officiating. Family will receive friends on Friday, July 10, 2009 from 5-8:00 PM at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd. at Woodman in Kettering. Mom loved flowers and especially daisies. If desired, donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 1133 Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Ste., 300 Dayton, OH 45408. Condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family at

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Friday, July 10, 2009

5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Kettering

2100 E Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH 45429

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

411 E. Second St., Dayton, OH 45402

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