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Helen Stonikinis Chermiak

Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Jan 2013 (aged 94)
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Moosic, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 103781762 · View Source
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Helen Panuski Cherniak, Greenwood section of Moosic, died Tuesday at Green Ridge Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 30 years, John R. Panuski, who died in 1969, and her second husband of two years, Stephen Cherniak, who died in 1979.

Born Nov. 23, 1918, in Pittston, daughter of the late William and Mary Stonikinis. She was a member of St. Mary's Czestochowa until its closing and was a member of Divine Mercy Parish. Helen was a 1937 graduate of Pittston High School. She was a resident of Greenwood for over 60 years. Before retirement, she was employed as a sales clerk and in the garment industry. She was active in church, school and civic affairs in her community.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Wilson; a grandson, Robert M. Harvilchuck; two sisters, Anna Labashosky and Mary Powell; and three brothers, Joseph, William and George Stonikinis.

The Scranton, PA Times-Tribune, January 19, 2013




  • Created by: Tom Price
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781762
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Stonikinis Chermiak (23 Nov 1918–15 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781762, citing Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Moosic, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Price (contributor 46852759) .