Helen T. HyjekFebruary 23,2013Helen T. Hyjek
WEST RUTLAND — Helen T. Hyjek, 92, died Feb. 21, 2013, at Mountain View Genesis Center.
She was born in West Rutland, Oct. 20, 1920, the daughter of Michael and Katherine (Novakowicz) Kuzyk.
She was a homemaker, a nature lover, and enjoyed long walks.
Mrs. Hyjek was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church and West Rutland American Legion Unit 87 Women’s Auxiliary.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathleen and Barbara Trepanier, both of West Rutland; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Valentine J. Hyjek, in 1985 and three siblings, Mary Weeks, John and Stanley Kuzyk.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at a later date in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, as well as burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, in care of Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mullin-Clifford Funeral Home.
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