helen vujaklya
Helen Yazevac Vujaklya, 91, of Hurricane, WV, formerly of Weirton, died Sunday March 19, 2006, at her daughter’s home. She was born to the late Eli and Mildred (Tepsic) Yazevac in Seminole, Pennsylvania on February 13, 1915. In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Bozo (Bob) Vujaklya on December 14, 1978; her brothers, Alexander, Samuel, George, Mike, and John Yazevac; her sisters, Katie Morris and Betty Kendrick. Helen was a member of the Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church in Steubenville, OH. She is survived by her daughter, Edna and her husband B. Joseph Nicely of Hurricane, WV; sisters, Anne Polewac of Wellsburg, WV, Mrs. Joseph (Mary) Polewac of Weirton, WV, Mrs. Shep (Mildred) Levine of Oceanside, NY, Evelyn Bertovich of Avella, PA, and Jane Yazevac of Long Beach, NY, Sally Wilson of Weirton, WV; her grandchildren, Helene Renee Nicely and Katrina Jovan Locke of Phoenix, AZ. Visitation will be Thursday 2-4 & 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held 11AM Friday. The Very Reverend Father Rade Merick will preside. Interment will follow at the Serbian Cemetery, Weirton, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, Building Fund, 528 North Fourth Street, Steubenville, OH 43952. Share tributes with her family at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Our deepest sympathy to the family..May God be with you all…Helen was a good friend of our family and she will be sadly missed…she was a good and caring person.. Susie ( Pauchnik ) Kobily

  2. Memories of Aunt Helen: I always loved going to Aunt Helen’s house for tea and cookies. Aunt Helen always had the prettiest smile whenever you saw her.

  3. My Deepest sympathy to the family,I remember when we lived on Miner’s Hill and Bob and Helen would come to visit, always a nice lady. There are allot of good memories of those years.May she rest in peace with the Lord. Sincerely Betty(Pauchnik)Fabian

  4. My prayers are with my family at this time of loss. Do not despair for we shall meet again across the River. Blessings! JASON

  5. Our hearts go out to our dear friend, Edna, and all her family in this time of great sorrow. May you find comfort in the assurance that your dear one is safe in the arms of the Lord.

  6. Free at last, free at last..may God hold Helen in his unconditional love throughout eternity and may the Christ, our great comforter, surround and support her family. I will always think of Helen as a sweet, gentle soul. Anytime I saw her she was always in a good mood and smiling. God has wonderful things in his paradise for Helen. I will miss not seeing her again, but I know she is in the safety and peace of God’s care.

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