Helen C. (Kozamchak) Jones, 84, of Greensburg formerly of Derry, died Wednesday, August 31, 2022 in Greensburg Care Center.
She was born April 23, 1938 in Derry, a daughter of the late John W. and Rose L. (Sulkosky) Kozamchak.
Prior to retirement Helen worked for Torrance State Hospital as a nurse’s aide. She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Latrobe where she helped make pierogies to help support the church.
Besides his parents, Helen is preceded in death by her sister Rose Copelli and brother John Kozamchak.
Helen is survived by her son Troy Jones and wife Melissa of New Derry; one daughter Kerri Jones and Victor of Leetsdale; one brother Joseph Kozamchak and wife Connie of Derry; two sisters Mary Crawford and husband Richard of Unity Twp. and Shirley Dietrick of Derry; 3 grandchildren Xanthie Jones Brittanie Emerick, and Billy McCurdy; and also numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family will receive friends for Helen’s Life Celebration on Tuesday, September 6, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 North Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331.
A Blessing Service will be held 11:00AM Wednesday, September 7, 2021 in the funeral home.
Interment will follow in the S.S. Simon and Jude Cemetery, Blairsville.
In lieu flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
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