Helen R. Scharama, 99, a longtime resident of Forest Park, died on Feb. 8, 2022. Born on Oct. 21, 1922, she had recently moved to Arizona with her family, but her heart will always be in Forest Park. She was a member of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park for 75 years, loved her church family and was very involved in church activities. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Her husband, George, died in September 1987. They had two children, Robert and Carol. Robert died in 1995. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Sciaccotta (Raymond); her granddaughter, Denise Buresch (Scott); and her three great-grandchildren, Brooke, Payton and Nathan Buresch.