Helen G. Andrews
Died: June 22, 2013
Helen G. Andrews, 90, of Owego passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Elderwood Care of Tioga in Waverly. Helen was predeceased by her parents, Ignace and Sophia Cyganovich; sisters, Frances Miller and Angelina "Nellie" Gerace. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Kostonty "Ted" Andrews; children, Emily (Alan) Hall of CO, Barbara (Michael) Brannen of CO, and James (Barbara) Andrews of Brooktondale; brothers and sisters, John (Sophia) Cyganovich, Mary Tchir, Emily "Mildred" (Wesley) Kwiatkowski, Cassie (Ted) Pastalan, Ignace (Mary) Cyganovich, Anthony Cyganovich, and William Cyganovich; six grandchildren, Al, Matt, Christian, Patrick, Justin, and Kailyn; four great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Helen was an active member of St. Francis Church in Catatonk, now St. Patrick's Church in Owego, where she was past president of the Rosary Society, and a member of the Altar Society. She was a member of the Lionelles in Owego. Helen had a strong faith that fostered her love of her family. She was full of curiosity and loved to have fun, garden and bake from scratch. She loved a good game of pinochle with friends and family.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick's Church, 300 Main Street, Owego with Rev. William Moorby officiating and burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Family invites friends to call on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 5 to 7 PM at Estey, Munroe & Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Owego. Flowers are graciously accepted and memorial donations may be made in Helen's name to Tioga Rural Ministry, 143 North Ave., Owego, NY 13827 or Maryknoll, PO Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545. Condolences may be made to the family at www.emfaheyfuneralhome.com.