|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2012|
Helen L. Ankney, 89, of West Elizabeth, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at her son's home in Finleyville. Born Aug. 19, 1923, in Monessen, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Ann Lobonich. She was a member of the former West Elizabeth United Methodist Church and it's Women's Society. She joins her husband, the late Robert Howard Ankney, who passed away in February of 1978. Helen is survived by her three sons, Roger Ankney, of Jefferson Hills, Wayne (Vickie) Ankney, of Moyock, N.C., and Merrill D. (Eileen) Ankney, of Finleyville; her grandchildren, Lori Zelenko and Scott, Jeff and Brandon Ankney; three great-grandchildren; her stepchildren, Robert Ankney, of Pleasant Unity, Kathleen Dick, of Pleasant Unity, and Jim and Lloyd Ankney; her stepgrandchildren, Susan, Vickie, Kathy and Judy; her sister, Sue Smarchak, of Fairless Hills; and also nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Richard Ankney. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, Elizabeth, and 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday in the McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry, PA 15627. Burial will follow in Coles Cemetery in Derry. Helen's family asks that memorial contributions in her name be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 1133 S. Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review 9/6/2012
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Sep 06, 2012
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