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Helen (Pidanic) Filak

September 24, 1925 — December 3, 2022

Helen Pidanic Filak, 97, of North Belle Vernon, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Hills.  Born September 24, 1925 in Donora, PA she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Evoncin Pidanic.  A resident of North Belle Vernon for the past 75 years, Mrs. Filak was Russian Orthodox by faith.  Helen was a retired manager from the former Trocadaro Lounge, Belle Vernon and served as a master welder for American Bridge Plant, Ambridge, during WW II helping to build LST's.  Helen will be missed by all those who knew, loved and cherished her.

She is survived by her two sons & daughters in law Michael & Carolyn Filak of Plano, TX, Jeffrey & Bianca Filak of Woodland, CA; daughter Andrea Filak of Pittsburgh and six grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband Andrew Filak (12/6/2004); daughter Judith Ann 'Sandy' Revak; brother Michael Pidanic, who was lost at sea aboard the USS Franklin (March 1945) and numerous other siblings.

Funeral services and interment in Belle Vernon Cemetery will take place at a later date. Helen’s funeral arrangements entrusted to the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183.

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