Obituaries

Helen H. (Galinas) Stefanowicz

Lily with CrossHelen H. (Galinas) Stefanowicz, age 96 of Shenandoah Heights passed away peacefully on Thursday at Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah Heights.

Helen was born on October 16, 1917 and was a lifelong resident of the Shenandoah area.

She was a 1935 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah.

Helen was a member of St. George’s Church, Shenandoah where she belonged to the Rosary and Sacred Heart Societies.  She was also a member of the ILGWU.

She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Stefanowicz.

Helen was a loving mother to her son, Edward Stefanowicz of Shenandoah Heights and two daughters, Nancy Stefanowicz Walker and son-in-law, Grant of New Orleans, LA and Marie Stefanowicz Simms and son-in-law, Robert of Galloway, NJ.  She is also survived by six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in St. Casimir Church, Shenandoah.  Interment will follow in Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements. 

Helen H. (Galinas) Stefanowicz Has One Condolence Posted:

  1. Mary Lou (Feeley) Brown says:

    Marie and family,

    So sorry to hear about your mom.. Wishing you prayers and peace at this time.

    Mary Lou (Feeley) Brown