Wise, Helen J. (nee McMackin) Wife of the late Joseph J. Wise. Loving mother of Luann (Doug) Wise-Metz. Devoted Granny to Brady (Stephanie) Metz, Brittany (Erick) Conrad, and Joseph (Danielle) Metz. Great Granny to Sebastian, Nora Jo, Enzo and Landen. Helen was a resident of Ironton for the first 48 years of her life where she loved to spend time with her family especially her many nieces and nephews. She spent her remaining years in Cincinnati where she worked as an administrative assistant in various departments of the City of Cincinnati including the Cincinnati Fire Department from which she retired to care for her twin grandchildren in 1986. She spent the next thirty-one years caring for and enjoying her three loving grandchildren in addition to all of their neighborhood and school friends and exchange students who became a permanent part of her family. Died Sept. 10, 2017 Age 93. Family will receive friends from 5pm until time of services at 7pm at Neidhard Minges Funeral Home 3155 Harrison Ave., Westwood. Graveside service will be held at Woodland Cemetery in Ironton, Ohio Saturday at 1:30pm. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Assoc., 4555 Lake Forest Dr., Suite 396, Cinti., OH 45242.