Obituaries » Helen M Masanz (Bolinger)

November 27, 1922 - October 31, 2019

Funeral Service Date
November 9, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Helen M. Masanz, 96, of Fort Wayne died Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Saint Anne Home, Fort Wayne, IN. Helen was born November 27, 1922 in Bluffton, IN. She was the daughter of the late Pearl Raymond and Lillie May Bolinger and a charter member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Helen worked at Wolf and Dessauer Dept Store in the 50’s and 60’s. After her retirement, she volunteered at Parkview Hospital for 28 years. Helen’s family was everything to her and she is survived by her children; David (Rita) Masanz and Sharon (Jerry) Nuerge both of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Melissa (Charles) Hire, Maria Ludwig, Kristen (David) Romary, Michael (Theresa) Masanz, Jane (John) Christensen, David (Natasha) Nuerge and Sarah (Kyle) Brust; great grandchildren, Megan and Collin Hire, Emily and Madeline Ludwig, Elizabeth and Carolyn Romary, Elaine and Joseph Masanz, Courtney, Olivia and Caleb Christensen, Zachary and Andrew Nuerge, Mikaela, Laura and Jessica Brust. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Leo B. Masanz and 6 sisters. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Friday, November 8, 2019, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with a Vigil at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Catholic Church or Cancer Services of N E Indiana. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

vigil at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

November 8, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

vigil at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: November 8, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

November 9, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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