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Helen M. (Suwak) Artemko

April 18, 1928 — October 9, 2018


Helen M. Artemko, 90 of Washington passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Paramount Senior Living in Bethel Park.

She was born on April 18, 1928 in Washington to Michael and Mary Kerna Suwak who preceded her in death.

On September 5, 1954 she married Alexander F. Artemko who passed away on July 21, 2005,

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Canonsburg.

She was the last of her immediate family of twelve siblings.

Mrs. Artemko was a beautiful homemaker who loved being home, cooking, baking, vegetable gardening and tending to her flowers. She particularly was passionate about her family and raising her daughters and caring for her grandchildren whenever she could.

She is survived by her daughters Diana M. Campo (William) of Washington and Darlene M. Kish (Bruce) of Cranberry, her four grandchildren Richard, Stephen, Jonathan Queck and David Kish and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers John, Mike, Andy, Nick, Chuck, and Peter Suwak, her sister Mary Suwak and two sets of twins who died in infancy.

Friends are welcome from 10:00 a.m until Noon, the time of services, on Friday, October 12, 2018 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD owner/supervisor and Darla A. Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Garden Cemetery, Washington Road, McMurray.

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