Helen Dorothy Popovic

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 08, 2021

Helen Dorothy Popovic, age 102, of Port Vue, died on April 8, 2021. Born On, August 17, 1918 she is the daughter of the late Michael T. and Anna Gdovic Tutko, and the wife of the late Stephen P. Popovic.

She was a dedicated member of Holy Family Parish, a member of Port Vue Senior Citizens, and worked the voting polls in the borough for many years. She was one of the original “pierogi ladies” at her church, she liked feeding the birds, cooking, and baking. She enjoyed hosting large family gatherings at the holidays. In August of this year, Helen would have turned 103 and this was the day that she was finally going to give up her driver license.

She is survived by sons; David (Caroline) Popovic of Port Vue, Thomas (Virginia) Popovic of Belle Vernon, Robert (the late Darlene) Popovic of Port Vue, grandchildren Robert Popovic, Michelle (Jamie) Colecchi, Jeffrey (Elizabeth) Popovic, Jill (Joel) Salaske, and Adele Popovic, great grandchildren; Clayton and Cameran Colecchi, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings; Michael Tutko, Mary Sherman, Irene Belany, Anna Mastrovich, and infant sister Dorothy.

Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 9:30 am until 11:30 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 pm at Holy Family Polish National 1921 Eden Park Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Saturday, April 10, 2021.

The family and our team members appreciate that all visitors follow the current CDC guidelines including wearing of masks, social distancing, and capacity limits. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to: Holy Family Polish National 1921 Eden Park Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15132.

Originally published April 08, 2021.

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