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Helen (Nazaryk) Kurutz

Born: Tue., Jan. 22, 1924
Died: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 01, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 01, 2018
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.



Funeral Service

10:00 AM Fri., Feb. 02, 2018
Location: Evangel Heights Assembly of God


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Helen Kurutz, 94, of Saxonburg, passed away on Sunday, January 28th, peacefully, at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. She was born in Elizabeth, PA on January 22, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Samuel and Teresa (Rusynyk) Nazaryk. Helen was the widow of Andrew L. Kurutz who passed away in 2012. She had worked for many years as a book keeper at McKeesport Hospital. She was a longtime member of the Evangel Heights Church in Buffalo Twp. Helen and her late husband Andy had traveled for mission trips to France, Germany, Israel, Bahamas and the Czech Republic where they helped with construction and service projects. For many years she had been a greeter at church and a member of the Prayer Team. She was a member of the Rock Ledge Garden Club and enjoyed gardening, antiquing and decorating. Her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Helen is survived by her daughter and son- in- law, Saundra & Rev. John Kuert, of Buffalo Twp., granddaughter, Lisa & Rev. Jeff Bogaczyk of Buffalo Twp., and grandson, Rev. Jonathan & Elissa Kuert of Bloomington, MN. and her four great-grandchildren, Jacob, Alyssa & Jesse Bogaczyk and Gili Kuert. Helen is also survived by her sister, Antes Evanchak, of McKeesport and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her 4 brothers; Metro, Frank, Michael Kytchak and Joseph Nazaryk and 3 sisters; Anne Koget, Mary Homa & Olga Vidil. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 1st from 2-4 & 6-8 pm in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. at 524 High St. in Freeport. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, February 2nd at Evangel Heights Church in Sarver, PA with Rev. John Kuert, Rev. Jonathan Kuert, & Rev. Jeff Bogaczyk officiating. Burial will be held in Westminster Cemetery in Clinton Twp.

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James & Mary Lindsay
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018
Dear Helen’s Family,
I wanted to to express our sadness for your loss. You have our deepest sympathies! May the Good Lord Bless and keep you through these difficult times. We will surely miss her and her constant presence and support in The Rockledge Garden Club. God Bless! Please let us know if there is anything we can do?
Jim & Mary Lindsay
Friends and President,
Rockledge Garden Club

Rebecca Evanchak
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018

SWEET AND WARM REMEMBRANCE TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by Antes Evanchak and family.


Carolyn Mogle
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018
Dear Pastor John & Sandy, Pastor Jeff & Lisa, Jacob, Alyssa & Jesse
Jonathan & Elissa & Gili,
You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your angel here on earth. What a living testimony of God's great love ~ she was a living example of that love.
I know you will miss her so very much, but I also know you have made many fond memories of your family time with her down through the years! I thank God that He allowed our paths to cross! What a prayer warrior! Loved her!!

Dale & Barb Obringer
   Posted Wed January 31, 2018
Our deepest and sincere sympathy on Helen's passing She was a sweet and gracious lady.May God comfort and bless you Sandy,Pastor John and family.

Deborah Deyarmin
   Posted Wed January 31, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss . Helen was such a sweet lady. My thoughts and and prayers are with are with you all . My prayer is that God will heal your hearts and hold you in his loving arms as you grieve your loss.

Arline Grabill
   Posted Wed January 31, 2018
I am sorry for the loss of your mom and grandma. I remember Sister Kurutz when Paul and I were in Irwin. She was an elegant and lovely lady. Praying for you as you walk through this valley. Looking forward to the day we never have to say goodbye.

Margherita Samay
   Posted Wed January 31, 2018
Sandy and family my deepest sympathy for your mothers passing.

SANDRA CLAESSENS
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
Helen will always be that example for me of a godly woman. It is hard to keep our speech free of negative words but even more so when one is a close family member of the pastor. I never heard Helen speak a critical word about another person even though there were times the words would have been true! When I encountered difficulties, she was always a source or encouragement reminding me of God's Word, to pray and to trust God for wisdom instead of reacting with my emotions. I am thankful for the blessing of having had her in my life. My prayers for you and your family in the days, weeks and months to come are for God's peace and comfort, which I know you are already experiencing.

Chuck and Karen golembiesky
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
To helen’s Family,
We give you all our deepest sympathy. What a wonderful lovely person she was. Heaven is rejoicing!

Scott and Candace Buck
   Posted Fri February 09, 2018
Sandy and Pastor John,

We are rejoicing with you on your Mom's homecoming, but are sad at the physical loss of a wonderful woman of God and her words of encouragement. We are glad that we had the opportunity to get to know her; and look forward to seeing her again on Glory side.

Praying for all of you, even though we know where she is, not being able to share things with her daily takes time getting use too.

Love and Prayers, Scott and Candace Buck

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