Day: February 10, 2021

Jerry Helisek Sr.

Jerry “Yeto” Helisek, from Beaver Falls, PA passed away on February 3, 2021 at the age of 88. His battle with cancer and coronavirus showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. Despite the pain, Yeto came out a hero and stayed strong until the end.

Yeto was an US Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War and retired after more than 5 decades in the United State Post Office. He was a sports fan, baseball coach, member of the bowling hall of fame and an avid golfer.

He was proceeded in death by his wife, Norma and survived by his son Jerry, daughter-in-law Dana, two great fur babies, Gozer and Mia, as well as stepchildren Theodore, Diana, Darla, and multiple grandchildren.

Jerry will be laid to rest in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. A small memorial will be scheduled in the future for family and friends.

Service entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA Regina Washington Supervisor.

Judith Ann “McFadden” Oravitz

In loving memory of Judith Ann (McFadden) Oravitz, born February 5, 1940. She passed away peacefully on February 5, 2021; “her 81st birthday” surrounded by her loving family. While her loving husband, children and grandchildren came together to celebrate her birthday our Precious Lord took her hand ever so gently and took her home. She was born to the late William and Lois McFadden in Beaver Falls, Pa.

Judy loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also, enjoyed playing bingo. She will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Judy is survived by her loving husband of 62 years of marriage Ronald (Ron) Oravitz. Daughters Sherri (Bruce) Garmen and Piddles (Cab) Becker. Sons: Ronald “Bo” (Ann) Oravitz, Woody (Julie) Oravitz and Charlie Oravitz. 13 Grandchildren and 17 Great-grandchildren. Sister: Bonnie McFadden, Sister-in-law: Mary Lou Oravitz and Marlene McFadden. Host of nieces’ nephews’ cousins, relatives and bingo buddies.

Due to the Covid 19 virus the family is not able to celebrate Judy’s life in a traditional fashion and would like to express their thanks for all the love and overwhelming support during this trying time. They are sincerely grateful.

Judy will be laid to rest in the Catholic Parish Cemetery, Beaver Falls, PA

A Private service will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm family only at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue Beaver Falls Pa.

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