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DZURKO HELEN (POLLOCK) Age 101, of Aliquippa, passed away peacefully, October 10, 2016. Born November 20, 1914, in Aliquippa, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Julia (Hrenko) Pollock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mike "Doc" Dzurko; a son, Michael J. Dzurko; three brothers, Joe, Mike and George Pollock; and a sister, Sue Repasi. Helen is survived by her loving children, a son, Robert (Beth) Dzurko; daughter, Marion (Santo) Berasi; a grandson, Michael (Miranda) Dzurko; sister-in-law, Eleanor Dzurko-Jett; and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great- nieces and nephews. Helen was a member of St. Titus Catholic Church in Aliquippa, where she was active in the Christian Mothers, and was one of the ladies who helped pinch the peirogis for the church festivals. She was also a volunteer at Aliquippa Hospital for ten years, prior to its closing. Helen enjoyed cooking and baking, as well as knitting, crocheting and sewing clothes for her children. Friends and family remember her for having a strong interest in their lives and commitment to her extended family, and never wanting to miss a party or family event. She will be remembered as a loving mother, aunt, neighbor and friend, and will be missed by all who loved her. Friends will be received Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa, where a service will be held Friday at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Titus Catholic Church in Aliquippa, with her nephew, Monsignor David Rubino, officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Hopewell Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Titus Church, 952 Franklin Ave., Aliquippa, PA 15001, or to a charity of one's choice.
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