Helen J. Burka

November 9, 1928 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 90)


Helen J. Burka, 90, of Lyndora, passed away, Saturday June 1, 2019, at St. John's Specialty Care in Mars.

Born November 9, 1928 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late John Homa and Katherine Homa.

Helen was a homemaker and was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Lyndora.

She is survived by her 4 daughters: Karen (Phil) Wearden of Utah, Debbie (Ron) Lehman of Lyndora, Diane (Bill) Wolensky of Butler, Cindy (Jeff) Pavlik of Butler.

3 sons: Daniel Burka of Butler, Tim (Sherry) Burka of Lyndora, Ron (Stacy) Burka of Butler.

15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Burka whom she married August 31, 1947, he died December 25, 1999; also 2 brothers and 4 sisters.

According to Helen's wishes there will not be a visitation. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at  10:00 a.m., at SS. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Lyndora. The Rev. Paisius McGrath, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, Butler.

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