FLORENCE – Helen (Prasol) Gesiorek, 94, of Florence, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Calvin Coolidge Nursing Home.
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She was born March 19, 1919, in Northampton, to the late Anthony and Josephine (Wan) Prasol.
She was married to the late Frank Gesiorek whom owned Florence Refrigeration Service. Helen and Frank had both run the business together. She had also worked for Pro Brush Company.
Helen enjoyed donating her time to the Northampton Survival Center and was also a communicant of the former St. John Cantius Church.
She is survived by her sister Frances Prasol of Florence and her nieces Nancy Blyda of Florence and Mildred Beal of Holyoke.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Church Monday, July 8; burial was in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Hadley. All services were private and under the direction of the Drozdal Funeral Home of Northampton.
Memorial donations in Helen's name may go to the Northampton Survival Center, 265 Prospect St., Northampton, MA 01060.
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on July 9, 2013
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