He­len Lori

The Citizens' Voice - - OBITUARIES -

Novem­ber 9, 2018

He­len Lori, 95, of Pittston Twp., passed away Fri­day evening, Nov. 9, 2018, in Res­i­den­tial Hos­pice In­pa­tient Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-barre. She was the widow of Archie Lori.

Born in Union­town, she was a daugh­ter of the late John and He­len Krifka Ste­gura. He­len was ed­u­cated in the Jenk­ins Twp. schools.

Prior to re­tire­ment, He­len owned and op­er­ated He­len’s Beauty Shop in Pittston Twp. She was a mem­ber of St. Michael’s Byzan­tine Catholic Church, Pittston, and was ac­tive with many events at the church, in­clud­ing quilt­ing and the flea mar­ket.

Sur­viv­ing are her daugh­ters, Eileen Yerem­sky and Loretta Ce­lestino, both of Pittston Twp.; grand­son, Robert Yerem­sky; sis­ters, Mar­garet Kol­ogy, Cheek­towaga, N.Y.; and Rose Tobin, Kingston; nieces and neph­ews.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents and hus­band, He­len was also pre­ceded in death by her grand­son, David Yerem­sky; broth­ers, Frank, Charles and John Ste­gura; and sis­ters, Kather­ine Petrus, Mary Kologe, Ann Re­mus and Ju­lia Kur­lik.

Of­fice of Chris­tian Burial with Di­vine Li­turgy will be held at 10 a.m. Thurs­day in St. Michael’s Byzan­tine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main St., Pittston, to be cel­e­brated by the Very Rev. Gary J. Mensinger. In­ter­ment will be in the parish ceme­tery.

Ev­ery­one at­tend­ing is asked to go di­rectly to the church Thurs­day morn­ing.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Res­i­den­tial Hos­pice, for­merly known as Celtic Hos­pice, 60 Wy­oming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.

Fu­neral ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to Baloga Fu­neral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston, (Port Grif­fith). To send an on­line con­do­lence, please visit www.balo­ga­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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