Helena Pishkur, age
80 of Valparaiso, IN passed away on January 4, 2018.
She was born on
January 17, 1937 in Gary, IN, to Edmund and Martha (Kantarowski) Klazura.
Helena is survived
by her children, Doug Pishkur, Jimmy Pishkur, and Cindi (Rudy) Reyes, all of
Valparaiso; grandchildren, Rachael Scarborough, Jessieanna Espinosa, and
Donald Reyes; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews,
extended family members and friends.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; her husband, James Pishkur; sister, Lillian Pesdan;
and brother, Edmund Klazura.
Helena was a
lifelong area resident and worked for many years as a secretary. She was a
member of Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church in Portage. Helena was a
devoted mother. She enjoyed card games, especially playing Pinochle with
family and friends.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at
Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church, 2949 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN,
46368. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, IN.
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds
and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, and on
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at
10:00 a.m., at the church.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com