Carringers in the News — Helen Carringer Dies in 1982 in Ohio

It is time for one more version of “Carringers within the Information” – a weekly characteristic from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Carringer (my mom’s maiden surname) which might be fascinating, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from The Each day Herald [Provo, Utah]  newspaper dated 5 September 1982:

The transcription of this text is:

“Helen Carringer

“AKRON, Ohio (UPI) — A funeral was Saturday as we speak on the Arnold Funeral Dwelling in Canton for Helen Carringer, a prize-winning reporter and editorial author for the Akron Beacon Journal, who died Thursday after a brief sickness.  She was 59.

“Miss Carringer maybe is greatest recognized for her 9 years on the training beat for the newspaper.

“In 1972, Miss Carringer was awarded the Ohio Schooling Affiliation’s highest honor, the Doer’s Award, for service to training.  She was praised for her understanding of the advanced issues going through training.

“As well as, the Nationwide Psychological Well being Affiliation just lately chosen an August 1981 sequence on the remedy of the mentally unwell, written by Miss Carringer for its prime journalism award.

“Beacon Journal affiliate editor David B. Cooper stated Miss Carringer was “a high quality author and reporter who poured monumental vitality and dedication into all the pieces she tackled.

“Her evaluation of advanced state points on this space was insightful and effectively revered.  We are going to miss her professionalism in addition to her friendship.”

The supply quotation is:

“Helen Carringer, The Each day Herald [Provo, Utah] newspaper, obituary, Sunday, 5 September 1982, web page 4, column 5, Helen Carringer obituary;   ( : accessed 16 August 2021).

This obituary gives a demise date and place, an age, a abstract of her skilled life, however nothing about her household.

Helen L. Carringer was born 28 Might 1923 in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, the daughter of James Clare and Margaret E. (Kammerer) Carringer.  She died 2 September 1982 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She didn’t marry.

I’m a 4th cousin one time eliminated to Helen L. Carringer.  Our frequent ancestors are my 4th great-grandparents Martin Carringer (1758-1835) and Maria Magdalena Hoax (1768-1851). 

There are lots of of Carringer “tales” in my household tree – and this was certainly one of them.   Life occurs, by accident and deliberately, and generally an individual has a formidable journalism profession  I’m glad that I can honor Helen Carringer as we speak.  

You by no means know when a descendant or relative will discover this weblog submit and be taught one thing about their ancestors or family, or will present extra details about them to me.


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