Helen Louise, 70, Windber, passed away June 15, 2017, at the John Paul II Manor, Cresson, after a brief illness. Born June 4, 1947, in Windber, daughter of Joseph J. Sr. and Helen (Kepchar) Boyko. Preceded in death by parents and brother, Joseph J. Boyko, Jr. Survived by brother, Thomas A. Boyko, several cousins and many friends. A 1965 graduate of Windber High School. Graduate of Mount Aloysius College, where Helen was president of the Alumni Association, also a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She was a retired social worker, Ebensburg Center. Helen was a loving and compassionate person to everyone that she met and who loved her cats, Mattie, Zoey and Bendi. Former member of SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Windber. Friends received from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. on Monday at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, the Rev.Roderick N. Soha, pastor, officiating. Interment, church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John Paul II Manor, Cresson, in Helen's memory.
Published on June 17, 2017