Helen K. Root passed away on Oct. 9. She was 94. Born in Newark, N.J., Helen was married to the late Norman Root for 58 years. Helen was a longtime substitute teacher in Montgomery County Public Schools and member of the League of Women Voters. She was the devoted mother of Abby Root (Neil Levy), Elisa Root (John Frater) and Mark (Arleen) Root; cherished grandmother of Joshua (Lori) Levy, Jenny (Eric) Werwa, Jeremy Root (Sharon Rosenfeld), Heather Root and Beckie Root; and great-grandmother of Shayna and Noah Levy, and Emmett and Moriah Root.