Helen M. Pransky

Born: Mon., Feb. 1, 1926
Died: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019


Visitation

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 07, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home


Funeral Service

3:00 PM Thu., Feb. 07, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home


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Zanesville, Ohio              Loving mother
Helen M. Pransky, 93, formerly of Larabee and Eldred, passed away on February 3, 2019 at the Altercare Facility.
Born on Feb. 1, 1926 in Roulette, she was a daughter of George and Emma Dibble Nichlaus.  On August 24, 1946 in Coudersport she married Anthony W. Pransky who passed away on January 26, 2005.
Helen was a graduate of Roulette High School and in 1946 moved to the Larabee area of Eldred, where she resided until she moved to Central St in 1997.  She had been employed at the Cameo Doll Factory in Port Allegany.  She had also been employed for many years as a seamstress in the Viking-Artline Company and later the Viko Furniture Company in Eldred.  She was a member of the St. Raphael Church in Eldred and the Eldred Senior Center.  She had enjoyed gardening and playing tennis, and was an avid baseball fan.  She had also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and word games and playing cards.
Surviving are two sons William A. “Bill” (Cheryl) Pransky of Nashport, Ohio, and James M. “Jim” (Grace) Pransky of Davenport, Iowa.  Two grandchildren Shane (Jen) Pransky, of Waterville, Ohio and Brett (Kym) Pransky of Pickerington, Ohio.  Four great grandchildren, Rogan and Mikah Pransky and Sarah and Nathan Pransky.  Three sisters, Mary (Joe) Marinik of Smethport, June (Roland) Kio of Eldred, and Patricia (Dick ) Baker of Inverness, Florida.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five sisters; Aurelia Reese, Hilda Buczkonski, Edna Minster, Thresa Scalfaro and Ruth Roboski.
Friends may call on Thursday February 07, at the Frame Funeral Home from 1 pm until 3pm at which time the funeral service will be held with Father Tom Brown officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Gabriel’s Cemetery in Port Allegany.  The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer Foundation.

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Caleb Brown
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
It was such an honor to have the opportunity to take care of Helen in her last years. I started taking care of her on 2017. I loved listening to her talk, and always enjoyed taking in her meal trays. She always was so excited about getting her meals, that is until she saw how much and insisted that I take some too. Everyonce in awhile when I'd go in shed ask me to stop for a second and play a hand or two of cards. She was a sweet, loving lady. I will miss her dearly. My condolences to you Bill and your entire family. Caleb Brown, Altercare Zanesville.

Fenton McGonnell
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
Sad news. She was a wonderful neighbor and lady. Also one of th best shortstops I knew. I still remember the great fun oureighborhood had playing ball in the neighborhood field.

Phyllis Harris
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I remember my Aunt Helen with great fondness. She was a special person. At this time of sadness may you find comfort in your memories.