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Helen F. Savitsky

May 5, 1928 ~ March 2, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Helen Savitsky Obituary

Helen F. Savitsky, 94, a resident of the Laurels Senior Living Community in Hazleton and formerly of Shenandoah Heights, passed away on Thursday, March 2nd, 2023, at her residence.

Born and raised in Shenandoah, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Stella “Tacelosky” Yablonsky.  She was a graduate of the West Mahanoy Township High School.

Helen was one of 12 children who grew up working in the family’s grocery stores.  She later worked as a cashier and office manager for Genetti Markets.

Helen enjoyed gardening, traveling, and cooking for her family.  She was a kind and generous woman who was loved by all who knew her.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in 1989 by her husband of 42 years, Stanley Savitsky, along with 4 brothers, Joseph, Albert, Leonard, and Francis, and 2 sisters, Bertha Yablonsky and Irene Schreppel.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Brophy and her husband Martin – Shenandoah, 2 brothers, Paul Yablonsky – Shenandoah and Charles Yablonsky – Morrisville, 2 sisters, Mildred Chimolowski - Stanford and Marie Kakalecik – Douglasville.  Nieces and nephews also survive.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 7th, 2023, from 9 to 10am in Divine Mercy Parish, 218 W. Cherry St., Shenandoah.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10am by Msgr. Ronald Bocian.  Burial will immediately follow in St. Stanislaus Parish Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Contributions in Helen’s memory may be made to the Hillside SPCA or the Ringtown Public Library.

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March 7, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Divine Mercy Parish
218 W. Cherry St.
Shenandoah, PA 17976

Mass of Christian Burial
March 7, 2023

10:00 AM
Divine Mercy Parish
218 W. Cherry St.
Shenandoah, PA 17976

March 7, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Stanislaus Cemetery
75 Cemetery Rd
Shenandoah, PA 17976


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