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Helen Shurminsky
Helen Shurminsky, age 99, of Southport, the beloved wife of the late John "Bob" Shurminsky, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Fairfield. Born in Dickson City, PA to the late Michael and Katherine Wanas, she was a resident of Southport for over 60 years. She was a wonderful homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother whose family was the most important thing to her.
Mrs. Shurminsky is survived by her devoted children, Robert Shurminsky and his wife, Colleen of Milford and Eileen Lorenz and her husband, Richard of Fairfax Station, VA. She will also be missed by her five grandchildren, Natasha Stewart, Richard, Jr. and Brock Lorenz, Tania Dillon and Alesia Willman; great grandchildren, Joshua Henderson and Zachary Dillon, Amelia Willman, Soleil and Celeste Lorenz and Jack and Elena Stewart, as well as her siblings, Joseph Wanas of Stratford, Olga Magyar of Fairfield and Al Wanas of Mayfield, PA. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her nine brothers and sisters.
Friends may greet her family on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 9:30-11:15 a.m. at the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Rd. in Fairfield Center. A Requiem Funeral Service will be celebrated on Tuesday after the visitation at 12 noon at Holy Ghost Russian Orthodox Church, 1540 E. Main Street in Bridgeport. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the , 333 Seventh Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001. To send an online condolence, please visit www.shaughnesseybanks.com.


Published in Connecticut Post on Apr. 15, 2018
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