POLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Helen L. Ferrare, 80, passed away Friday evening, September 25, 2021, at her home in Youngstown.
Helen was born January 28, 1941, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Mike and Helen (Hlubik) Bezyak.
Helen was a 1959 graduate and salutatorian of Poland Seminary High School.
Following graduation, Helen worked as a bookkeeper for the Palace Theater. After that, she worked for Youngstown Enterprises, Inc. as a bookkeeper.
Helen enjoyed Hallmark movies, gardening, crossword and sudoku puzzles and bird watching. Her favorite thing of all was doting on her granddaughter, Gianna, whom she adored.
Helen leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Michelle (Tom) Bindas of Poland; granddaughter, Gianna; sister, Rose Marie Turnbull of New Springfield and brother, Michael R. (Donna) Bezyak of Canfield. She also leaves behind close family friend, Timothy Hardy of Youngstown.
Along with her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her son, Paul Ferrare and her brother, John A. Bezyak
Family and friends may pay their respects Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, where a Funeral Service will follow at 6:30 p.m.
The family requests those who are not vaccinated to wear a mask.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mahoning County Dog Pound, 1230 N. Meridian Road #B, Youngstown, OH 44509 or Second Harvest Food Bank, 2805 Salt Springs Road, Youngstown OH 44509.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen Ferrare, please visit our floral store.