Helen (Rudewicz) Traskos, of Pawcatuck, wife of the late James J. Traskos Sr., passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at The Westerly Hospital.
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Born in Chester, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Leon and Bertha (Malkowski) Rudewicz.
She loved doing crafts, oil painting, gardening and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of St Mary's Church in Stonington, Conn.
She is survived by two children, James J. Traskos Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Westerly, and Christine Banks and her husband, Kevin, of Fredericksburg, Va; a brother, Leo Rudewicz, of Chester; a sister, Frances Pitts, of Clinton; five grandchildren, Jennifer Banks-Abreu, Matthew Banks, James J. Traskos III, Jacob Traskos and Joshua Butler; and two great-grandchildren, Joslyn and Kate Butler.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mystic Funeral Home, Route 1, Mystic.
A funeral Mass will be held Friday, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 95 Main St. Stonington. Burial will follow at Stonington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island (www. hhcri.org) or to the Visiting Nurses of SECT (www. vnasc.org)
Please visit www.mysticfuneralhome.com to share an online message of condolence to the family.
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Published in The Westerly Sun from May 23 to May 24, 2012