Helen C. Yarolin, 65, of Pittston, passed away Tuesday morning, February 14, 2012, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, following an illness.
Born in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Julia Silvanage Yarolin. She was educated in the Pittston Schools. Prior to retirement, she was employed by Silver Care, Pittston, as a Home Health Aide. She was a member of St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittston and the Pittston Senior Citizens Center.
Helen was a beloved daughter, sister and aunt, who was cherished by her family and will be dearly missed.
Surviving are her siblings, Mary Ann Petrenchak, Plains; John Yarolin, Sunbury; Paul Yarolin, Camp Hill; and Charlene Sproul, Waverly, PA; and nephew, John Yarolin; nieces, Joyce Bussacco, Mara Vitali, Maria Yarolin and Stephanie Yarolin.
The funeral will be Saturday (February 18, 2012) at 9:15 AM from the Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith), with the Office of Christian Burial with Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM in St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church 205 N. Main Street, Pittston, the Rev. Joseph Bertha, Ph D. will officiate. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home, Parastas services will be held at 7:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.