Helen Soho

Born: Sun., Jun. 8, 1924
Died: Sat., Jul. 4, 2015


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 07, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 07, 2015
Location: Robert F. Mulcahy Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Jul. 08, 2015
Location: Central City Assembly of God

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jul. 08, 2015
Location: Central City Assembly of God

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Soho, Helen, 91, formerly of Central City, died July 4, 2015, at Laurelwood Care Center, Johnstown.  A longtime resident of Central City, she was born June 8, 1924, the daughter of John and Nancy (Russian) Kaniuk.  Preceded in death by parents; husband Joseph, who passed away Sept. 10, 1985; special niece, Nancy Fisher; sisters, Martha, Mary Chinoski (Louis), Anna Russian (Frank), Magdalene Nestranski (George), and Lula Swantek (Al); and brothers, Andrew, George (Sue), Frank (Stacey), Charles (Mary), and Nick (Dorothy).  Survived by daughter, Sue Ellen Gresko, and son-in-law, Anthony, Johnstown; stepgrandson, Derek Gresko, and wife, Jessica, Virginia; loving sister, Eva Cook; sisters-in-law, Julia Margetiak, Pauline Keller, Margaret Foltin, and Jean Soho; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  Helen had a strong work ethic throughout her life.  She was a caregiver at St. Francis Home for Orphaned Boys in Michigan, worked as a welder during World War II at National Radiator Co., a nanny in Westmont, a sewing machine operator at Dorfman and Hoffman in Cairnbrook, a cafeteria worker at Shade High School, and for 15 years was a nurse’s aide at the former Maple Mountain Manor in Berlin. A member of Central City Assembly of God.  She was an avid Steelers fan, she appreciated the beauty of nature and enjoyed reading and watching old movies.  Helen was a very kind, caring and compassionate woman who deeply loved her family and friends.  A special thank you to the staff at Laurelwood for their dedication and unending loyalty in caring for Helen in her final years of life.  Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mulcahy Funeral Home, Central City, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Central City Assembly of God, Pastor Glenn Rousselle. Committal, Daley Cemetery.  www.mulcahyfuneralhome.com.

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Joni Barnes
   Posted Mon July 06, 2015
Dear Sue, Our deepest sympathy to you. Your Mom was a very loving and caring woman and always a smile. Praying you find comfort in knowing that she is at peace with the Lord and joining your Dad in Heaven.

Joni and family

Christine Gresko
   Posted Mon July 06, 2015
Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing, know she is at peace and again with your Dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers, take care and may God Bless.


Anna (Patronik) Legarski
   Posted Tue July 07, 2015
My prayers and sympathy to the family of my dear friend Helen. May she rest in peace.

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