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Helen Melnyk

1927 - 2020
Helen Melnyk Obituary

Helen Melnyk, 92, of Plains Twp., passed away peacefully Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Guardian Healthcare and Rehab Center, Nanticoke.

She was born Sept. 27, 1927, the eighth of 11 children born to Ukrainian immigrants John and Paraska Popadiuk Melnyk, Plains Twp. After graduating from Plains Memorial High School, she moved to Warren, Mich., where she enjoyed a long career in the administration of Square D Products, later Schneider Electric. After retirement, she moved back to Plains Twp. to take care of her mother, who died in 1992 at age 100.

Helen, with her sister Irene, hosted many holiday dinners for her extended family and was known for her welcoming personality and never-failing generosity. She was always ready for a trip whether as close as New York City or as far as China and Hawaii.

Her deceased siblings include brothers, Walter, Joseph and William; and sisters, Ann Wrobel, Mary Chesterfield, Margaret Babak and Sophia Melnyk.

She is survived by a brother, George Melnyk, Endicott, N.Y.; and sisters, Alice Zaley, Wilkes-Barre; and Irene Melnyk, Plains Twp.; along with 17 nieces and nephews.

According to Helen's wishes, funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are entrusted to Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Twp.

To send Helen's family a message of condolence, please visit www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.

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