Helen L. Probst, 80, of Gainesville, formerly of Alpharetta and Canandaigua, N.Y., died Aug. 1, 2009.
Her husband of 44 years, Raymond H. Probst; and grandson, Bradley Coots, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Linda and Jim Browning of Dawsonville, Donna Danylec of Auburn, N.Y., Betsy and Jim Chaput of Dahlonega; eight grandchildren, Marcie (Williams) Hughes, TSgt. Michael Danylec, Christina Thornton, Matt Danylec, Arthur Chaput, James Chaput, Daniel Chaput and Nicklas Chaput; four great-grandchildren; sister, Bette Sandrock of Pittsburgh; devoted friend, Kathryn Salos of Roswell; various other relatives also survive.
Burial at Greenlawn Cemetery in Roswell will be private. A memorial service will be held at The Oaks at Limestone, 2560 Flintridge Road, Gainesville, GA, at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8 with the Rev. Samuel Parsons officiating.
To celebrate Mrs. Probst's love of friends, bridge and animals, the family requests that her friends have lunch together, play bridge and reminisce.
Alternatively, contributions can be made to your local humane society.
Roswell Funeral Home of Roswell is in charge of the arrangements.