Helen Mary (Loferski Fedor Christman) Brosius, 89, of Hudson, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Monmouth Crossing assisted-living facility, following a lingering illness.
Born Oct. 22, 1923, in Hudson, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Stanley and Mary Margaret (Kochuba) Loferski. Educated in the parochial schools, she was a graduate of the Sacred Heart High School, Plains Township. She was also a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Business School and attended Luzerne County Community College.
Before retirement, Helen was employed by Social Security Administration, Wilkes-Barre, as a black lung claims examiner. Previously, she was a clerk for Selective Service, and also worked as a mail sorter for the U.S. Postal Service, where she was the first female employee.
Helen is remembered by those who knew and loved her as being a devoted wife, mother and nana.
She spent six years as a den mother of Pack 11, Hudson. Having a zest for life, family and dear friends, she was an active member of the Sunbury Garden Club, a member of the St. Joseph Parish choir and Christian Mothers in Hudson. Helen also loved to host parties anytime family and friends could get together.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Daniel J. Fedor, Willard W. Christman and Bernard Brosius; her son, Richard J. Fedor; and brother Dr. Joseph Loferski.
Surviving are her beloved children, including Daniel J. Fedor and his wife, Margaret, New Hampshire; David J. Fedor and his wife, Elaine, Plains Township, and daughter, Andrea Koskulics, and her husband, John, New Jersey; grandchildren, Daniel and Christopher Fedor, David and Andrew Fedor, Marrissa Fedor, Jeffrey Koskulics, Jessica Wormeck, Robert and Michael Koskulics; great-grandchildren, Joey and Natalie Fedor, Eddy Koskulics, Penny and Lucy Wormeck; brother S. James Loferski and his wife, Monica, North Carolina; sister, Marie Kunec, and her husband, Edward, Virginia; sister-in-law, Sylvia Loferski, Rhode Island; numerous members of the Fedor and Kochuba family; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Helen will be conducted at 9 a.m. Friday at the Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Hudson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment with committal prayer will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Hudson. Friends may visit 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
For words of remembrance of Helen and words of comfort to her family, please visit Helen's obituary at www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.
Yanaitis Funeral Home
55 Stark St
Plains, PA 18705
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 18, 2013