Helen Padak passed away in the Beaver Valley Rehabilitation Center, South Beaver Township, on Sunday, February 21, 2010.
She was born in Logstown (Aliquippa) in 1928 and was the daughter of the late John and Kathryn (Kangja) Chiec. In 1952, she married Michael Padak, who preceded her in death in 2002.
Surviving are two sons, Michael (Phil) Padak and Ronald (Gina) Padak; grandchildren, Rachel (Bryan) Shannon, and Nickolas and Julie Padak; a brother, John Chiec in Ohio; a sister, Ann (Guy Jr.) Lucci of Center Township; two nieces, Lori and Vicky Lynn Chiec and four nephews, John Chiec and Dan, Raymond and Richard Lucci.
A devoted wife, mother and homemaker, Helen was a loving and generous person to all her friends.
The family extends a special blessing of love and gratitude to Karen Hopkins for her loving care and devotion to Helen during her remaining years.
Helen had requested for private services to be performed by the SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca.