Helen Jankovich, “Babe” 97, of Butler passed away April 23, 2022 at her residence.
Born March 2, 1925 in Lyndora, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Anna Prenovitz.
Helen was a homemaker and a member of St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Lyndora. She was very involved in the church and was a member of the Sisterhood of St. Andrew. She started making the pierogies for St. Andrew, she continued to do so for at least 50 years. She also did catering for many dinners there as well. She was a fantastic baker, she would bake the bread for the Holy Communion for her church. She enjoyed baking so much that she always had many baked goods to generously give out to others. She took a lot of pride in her home. She was a fan of country music, she took bus trips to Branson, Missouri and to Nashville, Tennessee with her friends. She also enjoyed gardening and flowers. Her 97th birthday was celebrated with her loving family and friends.
Surviving is her son, Nick (Joni) Jankovich of Butler.
2 step-grandchildren, Ron and his wife, Becky and Rob.
2 Step- great-grandchildren, Logan and Nathan.
Daughter-in-law, Kathy Jankovich of Butler.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Jankovich, Sr. who died April 15, 2011. They were married June 19, 1942. Her son, George Jankovich, Jr., 6 brothers and 2 sisters.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday at St. Andrew Orthodox Church, 201 Penn Ave. Lyndora, PA 16045. Interment will follow at North Cemetery in Butler.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrew Orthodox Chruch.
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