Peworchik, Helen D.
Age 94, formerly of 404 Hillview Drive, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014 at Bethany Manor. Helen was born in Lopez PA on November 1, 1919, the daughter of Anna (Muransky) and Charles Sheleman. Her husband of 71 years, Joseph J. Peworchik, predeceased her on March 26, 2014. Helen is survived by her children, with their spouses, Joseph and Carol Peworchik, Spencerport NY, Pamela Bachert, Veteran NY, Kenneth and Kerry Peworchik, Horseheads, Wayne and Lisa Peworchik, Pine City; grandchildren, Julie (David) VanDeVoorde, Karen (Jeff) Wills, Michael Peworchik, Brian (Sue) Bachert, Brad Bachert, Brittney (Bill) Hornsby, Bridgett (Dan) Santarone, Tyler Peworchik, Jacqui Peworchik (fiancé Adam Slayton), Marcus Peworchik, Kristin (Brian) Reed, Jason Peworchik (fiancée Alexandra Calveric); great-grandchildren, Natalie, Nathan and Jake VanDeVoorde, Collin, Anya and Nolan Wills, Evan, Emma, Elly and Owen Bachert, Brent and Brendan Bachert, Gavin, Olivia and Greyson Hornsby, Mckenzie Santarone; sister Rose Kocher, Benton PA. Helen worked in the Attendance Office at EFA, retiring after 17 years of service. She was a 57 year communicant of St. Mary's Church, Elmira where she was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society. Helen loved to bake. A doting grandmother, she always looked forward to the time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Helen's Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Helen with a donation to either,
, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14620 or CareFirst, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning NY 14830.
Published in Star-Gazette from June 11 to June 13, 2014
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14901