Helen M. Washinski

Helen M. Washinski, 95, of Alden passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains Township.

Helen was born Jan. 15, 1918, daughter of the late August and Ann Seroka Switlavich.

Prior to her retirement, Helen had been employed for many years by Penn Footwear Co., and was a member of Holy Spirit Parish/St. Adalbert's Church, Glen Lyon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wassil, and 13 brothers and sisters.

Surviving are sons, David P. and his wife, Barbara, Alden; and Ronald J. and his wife, Sharon, Pittston; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. Donald Williams officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Wanamie, Newport Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 27, 2013