Helen Matoushek, 87, of Vestal, NY and formerly of Skaneateles, NY; died Thursday May 2nd at UHS Wilson Medical Center, Johnson City, NY. She was the wife of Paul F. Matoushek; the couple had been married for 63 years.
Born in Union Dale, daughter of the late Peter and Catherine Hutnik Bendyk, she was a member of SS Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, Union Dale. Helen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Also surviving are three daughters: Paulette Furnia and husband Robert, Surfside Beach, SC; Ann Meek and husband Charles, Phoenix, MD; Maria Sykora and companion Roger Forbes, Gilbert, AZ; 4 granddaughters; 2 grandsons; 3 great grandchildren; one brother: Walter Bendyk, Hyde Park, NY; a sister: Antionette Terry, Pleasant Mount; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister: Ann Merek; and four brothers: Joseph, John, Steve, and Paul Bendyk.
The funeral will be Monday May 6th with Funeral Liturgy at 11 am in SS Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, 2105 Belmont Turnpike, Union Dale. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Union Dale. Friends may call at the church, from 9 to 11 am. Arrangements by the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main St. Forest City.
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