Stehney , Helen C. 96
Helen C. Stehney, 96, of Rillton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Riverside Care Center in McKeesport. She was born June 4, 1917, in McDonald, daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Buydasz. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Stehney; a son, Thomas G. Stehney Sr.; and two brothers, Andrew and John Buydasz. She was a member of St. Edward Church in Herminie and the Rillton VFW Post 8518 Ladies' Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting and loved spending time with her family. Helen is survived by her daughter, Janet (Joseph) Kane, of Munhall; three grandchildren, Kathleen Kane, Jennifer Pretzel and Thomas G. Stehney Jr.; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Jacob Pretzel; a brother, Thomas Buydasz, of Florida; numerous nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at Riverside Care Center for all of their love and care the past several weeks. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., 404 Sewickley Ave., Herminie, PA 15637, 724-446-7251. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, in St. Edward Church, Herminie, with Father John J. Harrold as celebrant. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township.
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