Helen Dorothy Krizan, 90, formerly of Monaca Heights and Ohioville, passed away Wednesday morning, June 17, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. Following the passing of her husband, Peter, on May 8, 2008, she made her home with her daughter, Susan Rusnak, and her family.Born May 19, 1925, in Monaca, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Victoria (Franas) Stroncak. On May 31, 1947, Helen was united in marriage to Peter Krizan. She and Peter enjoyed travelling to and from Florida and later took up residence there for a number of years. Helen was an avid walker and a great cook and was fond of tending to her flower beds. In her younger years she liked painting ceramics.She is survived by three children, Dennis (Suzi) Krizan of John’s Creek, GA, Patricia (Lewis) Phillips of Tallahassee, FL, and Susan (Richard) Rusnak of Raccoon Township; eight grandchildren, Kevin Krizan, David Krizan, Lori (Gary) Smith, Lisa (John) Campbell, Christopher Phillips, Lewis Phillips (Fiancée, Amanda Montecillo), Ryan (Sarah) Rusnak and Samantha Rusnak; eight great-grandchildren, Elijah Rusnak, John Campbell, Nicholas Campbell, Jason Smith, Zachary Smith, Elizabeth Phillips, Olivia Montecillo and Katherine Stone and two sisters, Lillian Bell and Rose Marie Retzer.In addition to her husband and parents, Helen was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Stroncak; four sisters Margaret Stasko, Ann Kovach, Victoria Johnson and Florence Stroncak and a grandson, Kenneth Paul Sosack.Friends will be received Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of blessing service at 2 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Monaca. A funeral luncheon will be served at Monaca Turners after the interment.The family wishes to thank the aides from Homemaker-Home Health Aide Service of Beaver County and the staff of Good Samaritan Hospice for the loving care Helen received.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.