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Helen Fedrow Piskorik

June 2, 2011

Helen Fedrow Piskorik, 93, of Swoyersville, has fallen asleep in the Lord on the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord Thursday, June 2, 2011. Her husband of 63 years was the late George Piskorik.

Helen was born January 25, 1918, in Larksville, a daughter of the late Peter and Johanna Novak Fedrow. She was a graduate of Larksville Public High School. Helen was an excellent seamstress employed in the Greater Wyoming Valley Garment Industry.

She was a member of the International Ladies Workers Union. She was a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Edwardsville, and the Mothers and Daughters Club of the Church. She also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post 644, Swoyersville.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter Dorothy Savitsky; and her son George “Butch” Piskorik Jr.; her brothers, Paul and John Fedrow; and her sisters, Veronica Fedrow, Anna Brennan, and Katherine Phillips.

Surviving are her son Paul Piskorik and wife, Mary Ann, Swoyersville; her daughter Chrissy Collura and husband, Matthew, Sweet Valley; her grandchildren, Stan Savitsky Jr., Suzanne Monseur, Joe Piskorik, Stacie Holena, Lezlie Cox , P.J. Piskorik, and Matt, Todd and Josh Collura; and great-grandchildren, Karlee Holena, Jake and Kyle Piskorik, Mariah Monseur and Ethan and Tyler Collura; son-in-law Stanley Savitsky; and daughter-in-law Betty Piskorik, Harveys Lake; her sisters, Mary Rock, Edwardsville, Eva Turaj, Courtdale, and Elizabeth Wozniak, Harveys Lake; her brothers, Michael Fedrow, New Jersey, Daniel Fedrow, Courtdale, William Fedrow, Dushore, and Edward Fedrow, Harveys Lake; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, 136 Maffett St., Plains Township, with a Requiem Service at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville, with the Rev. Martin Browne officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, Pringle. Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. A Parastas Service will be held at 6:30 p.m.

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