Helen Jeanette Vogel
Helen Jeanette Vogel
  • November 27, 1932 - July 24, 2017
  • Huntington Beach, California

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Helen J. Vogel
Helen (Jan) Vogel, 84 of Huntington Beach, California died Monday evening, July 24, 2017 at Kaiser Permanent Medical Center after a brief illness. Jan was born on November 27, 1932 in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, daughter of Thomas Korba and Josephine (Radick) Korba. She attended Bentleyville High School and graduated on May 24, 1950. Jan received her nursing certificate from Braddock General Hospital School of Nursing on September 7, 1952 and was licensed by the Department of Public Instruction by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As a registered nurse, she served with the U.S. Air Force and after military service; she continued working in various hospitals for many years until her retirement at the age of 73.
She was a member of Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church in Anaheim, California. She is survived by her son, Chet, granddaughters Kelly, Kelsey, Kyley, great granddaughters Audrey, Harper, nieces Debbie Holman, Monica Irwin and nephew Daniel Korba. She was preceded in death by her son, Vance, her brother, John Korba and sister, Lillian D'Vorchak. The family receive friends from 5:00-8:00 PM on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, 995 N. West Street, Anaheim, California where the Parastas Service will be at 7:30 PM. The Office of Christian Burial with Divine Liturgy will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Archpriest Michael Moran, her long time companion and friend will officiate. Burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 5th, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery Korba family plot, Sacred Heart Drive, Monongahela, Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, 995 N. West Street, Anaheim, CA 92801.