Helen L. Pepe
1922 - 2021
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Helen L. Pepe, 98, formerly of Alverton, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at Westmoreland Manor in Greensburg. She was born April 12, 1922, in Monarch, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Yatsko) Halasz. She was a 1940 graduate of Dunbar High School. She had been employed as a quality control inspector at the Anchor Hocking Glass Corp., Plant 15 (closures), in South Connellsville during World War II and left after the war to raise her family. Her hobbies included raising roses and African violets, crocheting, cooking and baking. She was a very generous, caring and religious person and a longtime member St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Scottdale. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Joseph P. and Carole L. Pepe, of Penfield, N.Y.; son and daughter-in-law, Gerald R. and Karen L. Pepe, of Wooddale; grandchildren, Joseph D. Pepe (Tiffany), Jennifer L. Thompson, Gerald M. Pepe (Beth), Janelle L. Deal (Eric) and Christopher R. Pepe (Lauren); and great-grandchildren, Joseph T. and Sophia Pepe, Brady, Conner and Kayla Thompson, Jerry, Colton and Evelyn Pepe, Eric, Mathew and Emily Deal and Christopher and Carter Pepe. She is also survived by a sister, Irene Czajkowski, of Connellsville, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in February 2008 by her husband of 61 years, Joseph R. Pepe; sisters, Elizabeth Halasz and Margo Langor; and brothers James, Charles, John, Frank and Joseph Jr. Funeral arrangements are under the care and supervision of the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC., 418 North Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, PA 15425. Because of the covid-19 Pandemic, Helen's family requested all services to be private. Interment will be held at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown. The family extends their sincere gratitude to the staffs of Westmoreland Manor and Bridges Hospice for the excellent care Helen received. To leave a special memory or to leave the family condolences, please visit www.paulgfinkfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Tribune Review on Mar. 3, 2021.
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March 3, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
So sorry for your loss.
Ron and Pam Hoke
March 3, 2021
Joe, Gerry and families. I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was always so nice to our family when we were growing up in Alverton. You have our deepest sympathy.
Dennis Remaley
March 3, 2021
Very sorry for your loss. May God give you peace.
Carol Proud
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