Helen Puskar, age 102 of Bluffton, SC and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 in The Bloom at Bluffton. Born November 5, 1918 in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late George and Antoinette (Jakovak) Braun. Helen was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish - St. Patrick's Church, the CFU Lodge # 146 of Versailles, and its Ladies' and Pensioneers' Clubs. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Nicholas P. Puskar, who passed away March 24, 2004, and her siblings, Frank, George, and Milan Braun and Amelia Cox. Helen is survived by her children George P. (Dr. Kathy) Puskar of Upper St. Clair, Nicholas T. (Donna) Puskar of White Oak, and Helen F. (Mike) Blevins of Hilton Head Island, SC; her grandchildren Doug (Kellie) Puskar, Lori (Jerrod) Crosby, Kristen (Casey) Holtzman, Ashley (Greg) James, and Stacey Zanardelli; her great-grandchildren Makenna and Nicholas Puskar, Gianna, Isabella, and Tessa Crosby, and Hallie, Marlee, and Derek Holtzman, and Brooks Zanardelli; and also nieces and nephews.
A visitation, funeral service, and interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family and in the charge of the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 02, 2021.