Helen R. Siuta

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Helen R. Siuta KINGSTON- Helen R. (Zinkiewicz) Siuta, 96, died peacefully, Friday July 18 , 2014, in Kingston Hospital, Kingston, with her granddaughters, Jocelyn and Lauren, by her side. She was born in Yonkers, N.Y., to Gregory and Rosalia (Provozni) Zinkiewicz. She graduated from Commerce High School. Helen married her late husband Joseph (Joe) on Sept. 6, 1941. She worked for NY Telephone, later AT&T, until her retirement in 1988.She lived in Yonkers for 95 years before moving to Hurley, N.Y., to live with her son and daughter-in-law. Helen spent summers in Connecticut with her daughter and family. Helen loved city life, especially New York, baseball (NY Yankees), big bands, Frank Sinatra, roller coasters (her last ride was at age 88) dancing, cooking and eating the great meals and desserts she made. But her greatest love was of family and God. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Gensiejewski of Clarks Summit, Pa.; son, Joseph and wife Leah, who lovingly cared for our Mom during her time in Hurley; and her daughter, Ellen and husband Robert Dunn of Middletown. She also leaves her beloved grandchildren, Jerry, Jeff (Kim), Karen (Rick), Jocelyn (David), Lauren, Evan and Aidan. She was a great-grandmother to Alexa, Mandy, Buddy, Reagan, Ben, Luke, Colin and Abby. She also leaves a sister, Dorothy of Dover Plains, N.Y. as well as many nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Edward Siuta (Yonkers); and sisters-in-law, and friends Rose (Siuta) Godfrey (Shrub Oak) and Jean Siuta (Yonkers).Besides her husband and parents she was predeceased by brothers John, Joseph, Eddie, Henry and five infant siblings; a son-in-law, Gerald Gensiejewski; brothers-in-law, John Godfrey and Thaddeus, Frank and Cas Siuta and sister-in-law, Mary (Siuta) Andrews of Ohio. Calling hours will be held on Friday, August 1st, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at DUCHYNSKI-CHERKO Funeral Home, 111 Yonkers Ave. Yonkers, N.Y., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Casimir, 239 Nepperhan Ave. Yonkers, N.Y., 10701, at 12 NOON, and burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Helen’s memory can be made to Church of St. Casimir or to the Center for Spectrum Services, 70 Kukuk Lane, Kingston, N.Y., 12401. We will mourn her death, but as Mom would say, “What are you gonna do ?”. www.dc-yfs.com
Funeral Home
Duchynski-Cherko Funeral Home Inc
111 Yonkers Ave Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 963-6121
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Published in the Daily Freeman on July 30, 2014
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