Helen Siewny, 92, of Wheeling, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at her home.
She was born August 18, 1923 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late John and Eva Mucha Kovalchie.
Helen was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Church, where she was most known as a pierogie maker for over 20 years, and Lenten fish fry worker and always worked the church street fair’s at the bake stand, and prior to that, had worked at the former Wheeling Tile Co.
In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her loving husband, Alex in 2005.
Surviving are 2 sisters; Rosella George of Wheeling, Katherine Skarlet of DeKalb, IL, a brother; Walter Kovalchie and his wife Dottie, of Wheeling, numerous nieces and nephews including, Becky and Don Cox, with whom she resided, many great nieces and great nephews, and a few great great nieces and great great nephews.
Friends will be received on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel, 3828 Jacob St., Wheeling, where the Apostleship of Prayer will hold a rosary service at 7:00pm.
Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9:00am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Church.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedysis Hospice, please visit www.TMCFunding.com, in Helen’s honor.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com