Floral 05

Helen Mae (Blackburn) Marhefka

May 11, 1928 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 93)


Helen Mae Blackburn Marhefka, 93 of Fourth Ave., Scottdale, passed away peacefully, Thursday, December 16, 2021, while being comforted by those who loved and cared for her.

 She was born May 11, 1928 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Albert J. and Margaret Anna Kapr Blackburn, who died April 1, 1961 and May 5, 1999 respectively.

Helen was a life member of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale.

 She enjoyed working puzzle books, crocheting Afghans', which she would distribute to not only her neighbors, but throughout Germany, Kentucky, California, New York and Canada. She enjoyed shopping with her daughter Nancy and her weekly phone conversations with her cousin, Maxine Kapr Dorman. She enjoyed donating scarves and small blankets to children who were in need and in Shelters.

Helen Mae loved talking to her close neighbors and friends whom she often joined them for lunch and dinner,

Helen's memories will live the hearts of those who knew and loved her;

Her Six children:

 Joseph Marhefka and wife Judy (Detwiler) of Mt. Pleasant

Robert A. Marhefka of Scottdale

Thomas A. Marhefka and wife Marcie (Stoner) of Mt. Pleasant

Carolyn J. Raygor and husband Robert of Scottdale

Nancy M. Miedel and husband William of Alverton

Michelle M. Warburton and husband David of Mt. Pleasant

Her Eleven Grandchildren: Leslie Marhefka, Tara Steiner and husband Steve, Kristen Clark and husband Seth, Sara Miller and husband Brett, Katelyn Marhefka, Jill Loop and husband Mead, Jenna Moore and husband Jared and Julie Eiford and husband Ronald, Chad Miedel, Adam Warburton and wife Colleen and Brandi Warburton,.

Her Eleven Great Grandchildren:

 Madison & Maura Giacomelli, Lucas Steiner, Savannah, Khloe and Kaylee Clark, Cassandra Loop, Isabella & McKenna Loop & Joey Marhefka and Ella Miller.

In addition to her parents, Helen will once again be reunited with her husband, Joseph A. Marhefka, (June 28, 2000)

And her Grandson, Daniel James Marhefka, (June 10, 2009)

 Family and friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417  Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 2 PM to 8PM. and Monday from Noon to 2 PM when Prayers of transfer will be recited Monday, at 2PM in the Funeral Home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 2:30PM in the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R. C. Church, Scottdale with her Pastor, Rev. Elmer Alforque, Celebrant.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in St. John Parish Cemetery, Scottdale.

Helen Mae’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Scottdale Manor Rehabilitation Center, for their exemplary care, compassion and love shown to her and those who loved her.

To view online obituary, sign guest registry, send condolences or to order flowers, please visit www.kapr.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen Mae (Blackburn) Marhefka, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Helen Mae (Blackburn) Marhefka
© 2022 Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy