Helen Yaworski Pjecha

May 27th, 1928 - October 31st, 2018

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Helen (Yaworski) Pjecha, age 90, of Erie, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Born in Freeland, Pa., on May 27, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Amelia (Jadush) Yaworski.

          Helen enjoyed going to church and reading the Bible, as well as cooking, baking, knitting, sewing, canning and taking care of her family. She was a kind soul that always thought of others. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.

          In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Peter Pjecha, in 2003; four siblings, Joe, John and Michael Yaworski, and Mary Kornmeyer.

          She is survived by six children, Peter Pjecha, Jr., of Erie, Michael Pjecha, of Austin, Texas, Melania Krahe, husband Gordon, of Erie, David Pjecha, wife Kim, of Kansas City, Mo., Helen DeAngelo, husband Gary, of Erie, and Joseph Pjecha, wife Maryann, of Roanoke, Va.; 11 grandchildren; four siblings, George Yaworski, wife Sharon, of Cleveland, Nancy Pettrick, and Steve Yaworski, both of Florida, and Ann Donovan, of Stoney Brook, Long Island, N.Y.

          Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 E. 38th St., Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m., and are invited to a funeral service there, Monday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Nicholas Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505.