Joan S. Helinsky, 87, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday September 13, 2020 at her home.
She was born January 10, 1933 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Stanley and Sophie (Rewes) Helinsky.
She was a graduate of Dunbar Township High School in the Class of 1950.
Throughout her life, Joan worked at several different jobs including Burns Drug Store, Judy Jeans Pastry and other five and dime stores. She retired from Scottdale Bank and Trust after many years.
Joan was a member of the former Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Connellsville where she was a member of the Rosary Society and she was a current member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville.
Joan is survived by her sister, Theresa Jaworski and her husband, Phillip of Connellsville; brother, Carl Helinsky and wife Donna of Connellsville; sisters-in-law, Mary Helinsky and Myrna Helinsky, who are both of Connellsville and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her brothers, Stanley B. Helinsky and Paul Helinsky.
Funeral arrangements are under the care and supervision of the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425.
In following with Joan’s wishes, there will be no visitation held.
On Thursday September 17, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville at 1pm with Rev. Fr. Paul Lisik as Celebrant. We ask that those who will be attending Joan’s Mass to go directly to the church.
Committal will follow at Holy Trinity R.C. Cemetery, Connellsville.
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