Helen F. (Fraikor) Bytzura, 95, of West Mifflin and formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the Residence at Whitehall. Mrs. Bytzura was born in Duquesne, November 1, 1924, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Petrosky) Fraikor. Mrs. Bytzura was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, a loving homemaker, and a former teletype operator at the former Duquesne works, U.S. Steel Corporation. Beloved wife of the late George A. Bytzura, she is survived by two loving children, Patricia (Arthur) Gennari and Raymond (Carol) Bytzura; four grandchildren, Jeffery (Aubrey) Gennari, Bryan Gennari, Amanda Bytzura, and Ryan Bytzura; two great grandchildren, Benjamin Gennari and Rosalie Gennari; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.
Family and friends will be received in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home Inc., 828 Richford Street, Duquesne, on Monday, June 15, 2020, from 9 A.M. until a Blessing Service at 11 A.M. , followed by a Funeral Service of Christian Burial at 11:30 A.M. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Duquesne with Rev. Andrew Deskevich as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Lebanon Cemetery Mausoleum, est Mifflin. In Lieu of flowers, family suggest memorial contributions be made to: The Residence at Whitehall, 4750 Clairton Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA. 15236. They would also like to thank the staff there for the remarkable care provided to their mother while there.
Originally published June 13, 2020.