Helen Ann Cihy, 95, of Chandler, AZ formerly Wheeling (Bethlehem), WV passed away at her residence in Chandler, AZ, on Oct. 27, 2015. She was born on May 29, 1920 in Wheeling, WV. The daughter of John and Victoria (Plecha) Kazmierczak. She was an active member of the St. Ladislaus and St. Alphonsus Catholic Churches prior to moving to Arizona. In addition to being a housewife, Helen was proud of her Polish heritage. She enjoyed teaching her friends the Polish language. She was an avid reader and enjoyed teaching others how to crochet blankets. Many of her friends and relatives enjoyed using the blankets that she made with love.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husband Charles Cihy, Son; Charles Cihy Jr., Brothers; Stanley Kazmierczak of Wheeling, WV, Walter Kazmierczak and Leo Kazmierczak of Columbus, OH, Frank Kazmierczak of San Jose, CA, sisters; Genevieve Kazmierczak, Mary Kasunic, Dorothy Obyc, Wheeling, WV and Grand Daughter Wendy Bober, Fairport, NY
She is survived by:
Daughter; Sylvia Cihy, Dripping Springs, TX and son; Paul Cihy and wife Cindy, Phoenix, AZ
Three grandchildren: John Cihy, Phoenix, AZ and Michelle Cihy, Baltimore, MD
Stephanie (Bober) Trexler and husband (David) Dripping Springs, TX
One great grandchild, Abbie Trexler Dripping Springs, TX
A memorial ceremony will be held at 11:00 am on Dec. 18, 2015 at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St. Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656.