Helen Socha, 83, of Weirton, died Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at the Weirton Medical Center. She was born April 23, 1921 in Weirton, daughter of the late Pete and Anna Markowicz. Helen was also preceded in death by her husband, Julius Socha, her sister Stella Smith and brothers Henry Markowicz and Pete Markowicz, Jr. Helen worked in the Tin Mill of Weirton Steel, was an avid supporter of the Sacred Heart of Mary Church and a homemaker. She is survived by her son George Viakley and his wife Karen of Weirton; sister Jean Trojan of Weirton; grandchildren Terry Viakley and his wife Tina of Weirton, Valerie LaBeau and her husband David of Sterling, Michigan, Leslie Johnson of Weirton and six great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with her family at www.grecohertnick.com.

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