Helen S. Pyrdol Sobolewski, 85, of North Haven, formerly of New Haven passed away peacefully on May 19, 2013 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Stanley John Sobolewski. Helen was born in New Haven on May 14, 1928; daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Potoniec Pyrdol. She had worked in the cafeteria for the New Haven School System for 18 years until her retirement.
She was the mother of Bernadette (Gaetano) Casella of North Haven and Jacqueline Plaskowitz of Fern Park, Fla.; grandmother of Alex Casella and Ercole (Christy) Casella; great-grandmother of Matteo Gaetano Casella; sister of Wanda Pyrdol of West Haven, Frances (Bill) Gambachini of Ansonia, Mary (Thomas) Mulligan of Naugatuck, Zygmunt (Shirley) Pyrdol of West Haven and the late John and Thaddeus Pyrdol. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great- nieces and great-nephews.
Services were held May 23, 2013 from the North Haven Funeral Home, followed by a mass of Christian burial at St. Stanislaus Church, New Haven. Interment followed in All Saints Cemetery.