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 function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Carringer (my mom’s maiden surname) which are attention-grabbing, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

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

The transcription of this text is:

“Helen Carringer

“AKRON, Ohio (UPI) — A funeral was Saturday at the moment on the Arnold Funeral House 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 schooling beat for the newspaper.

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

“As well as, the Nationwide Psychological Well being Affiliation not too long ago chosen an August 1981 sequence on the therapy of the mentally unwell, written by Miss Carringer for its high journalism award.

“Beacon Journal affiliate editor David B. Cooper mentioned Miss Carringer was “a advantageous author and reporter who poured huge power and dedication into the whole lot she tackled.

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

The supply quotation is:

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

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

Helen L. Carringer was born 28 Could 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 a whole lot of Carringer “tales” in my household tree – and this was one in all them.   Life occurs, unintentionally and deliberately, and generally an individual has a powerful journalism profession  I’m glad that I can honor Helen Carringer at the moment.  

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


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