April 14, 2018
Helen Sagusky, 91, formerly of Minersville, passed away Saturday at Phoebe Health Care Center, Allentown.
Helen was born in Buck Run, Nov. 19, 1926, a daughter of the late Frank and Anna Ritoch Barnetsky.
She was the widow of Bernard A. Sagusky, who died Jan. 7.
She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church, Minersville.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Bernard, she was preceded in death by brothers, Michael Dikun, George Barnetsky, Joseph Barnetsky and John Barnetsky, and sisters, Julia Stabinsky, Mary Urenko and Anna Martine.
Helen is survived by three daughters, Arlene, wife of Peter Pizzuto, Allentown, Sandra, wife of William Hrichak, Schuylkill Haven, and Donna, wife of Ernie Diehl, Aventura, Fla.; a son, Bernard A. Jr., husband of Juanita Sagusky, Schuylkill Haven. Helen is also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, with the Rev. Seraphim Reynolds officiating. All are respectfully invited to attend a visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Ss. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, is entrusted with the arrangements. Sign the guest book at republicanherald.com