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Helen Mary Slonski, 91, of 108 Madison Avenue, Pittsfield died Friday, March 27, 2015 at her home.
Born on January 22, 1924 in Duryea, PA a daughter of the late Alexander and Bronislawa Dezleck Kania. She attended schools in Housatonic, Ma.
At one time she had worked in housekeeping at Berkshire Place in Pittsfield and was a longtime volunteer at the Christian Center. She was a long time communicant of the former Holy Family Church and now a communicant of Saint Joseph's Church. She enjoyed cooking and walking.
She was the wife of Stanley John Slonski whom she married Aug. 18, 1945 at All Saints Church in Housatonic; he died December 24, 2007.
She leaves four daughters, Patricia A. Herrick of Hancock, Christine A. Handy and husband Thomas of Longs, SC, Elizabeth J. Gaynor and her companion Timothy Salvey of Lutz, Florida and Barbara A. Slonski of Pittsfield. Three sons, Stanley V. Slonski and wife Lorie, Walter Slonski and wife Linda and Stephen J. Slonski all of Pittsfield. 9 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren and one great great grandson. She was predeceased by her beloved son William Slonski in 1991 and by four sisters and a brother, Regina, Victoria, Stella and Annie and Stanley Kania.

Funeral Notice: Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford St. Pittsfield, Ma. Burial will follow in the family plot at Saint Joseph's Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home on Wednesday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory may be made to Hospice Care in the Berkshires in care of the funeral home.

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Dery Funeral Home
54 Bradford Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Tel. (413) 443-9151
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