Helen P. Yelinek, 93 of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, Sunday Evening, May 8, 2022 at home, while surrounded by her loving family.
Helen was born December 7, 1928 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Charles and Helen Hysong Pahel.
She was a graduate of Youngwood High School. All that knew her always spoke very highly of her, were drawn to her kindness, she was the true definition of beauty and grace, and a smile that lit the world around her. It’s no surprise she was “Miss May Day” of her high school class.
Helen was an entrepreneur; she alongside with her late husband Paul was the Co- Owner of the former Y&S Maintenance Inc., Yelinek and Sons, Inc., Wyndon Links Golf Course and Catcus Star Restaurant of Scottdale. Most recently, she was the Co-Owner of Elegant Events and Catering of Youngwood.
Helen was a devoted loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grand Mother and a friend to anyone that knew her. Helen was the last surviving member of her family. She is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her,
Her Loving Children:
Joyce A. Premich and husband Michael of Carbondale, Colorado
Paul A. Yelinek and wife Pamela of Mesquite Nevada
Nancy A. Pushkis and husband Mark of Scottdale
James S. Yelinek and wife Connie of Youngwood
Helen “Becky” Catalina and husband Ron of Ruffsdale
Barbara E. Zearley and husband Ted of Scottdale
Michael W. Yelinek and wife Linda of Haymarket, Virginia
Jeffrey S. Yelinek and wife Cari of Greensburg
Elizabeth Smetzer (Dan), Jennifer Yelinek (Brian), Mark Pushkis (Amy), Paul Yelinek (Lauren), Loni Smail (Jeff), Michael Premich (Sarah), Samantha Catalina, Ashley Yelinek, Rebecca Mumau (Jimmy), Ryan Yelinek (Cait), Jeffrey Yelinek (Eve), Dustin Yelinek (Janelle), Cody Catalina (Lauryn), Jimmy Yelinek (Sara), Zach Zearley, Tyler Yelinek (Karlee), Cavell Senella (Nick), Hannah Yelinek, Dylan Yelinek
Her Great Grandchildren:
Penelope, William, Wyatt, Mason Leela, Gannon, Madden, Cole, Carson, Jeff, Ally, Brayden, Jaxon, TY, Andi, Carter, Austen, Bennett, Myles, Monroe, Logan, Colton, Joseph, Owen, Skye, Scarlett, Norah, Millie, Esme, Harrison, Logan, Adaline and Delilah.
In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by:
The love of her life of 55 years, Paul S. Yelinek (Dec. 17, 2003)
Two Sisters: Kathryn Lamb and Frances Hay
Daughter-In-Law: Brenda Yelinek
Granddaughters: Kristin Marie Premich, Virginia Brooke Zearley
A Great Grandchild: Evelyn Sudlow
A PRIVATE Visitation and Funeral Service will be held for Helen’s family with Pastor Steven Bane of New Stanton United Church.
Committal Services and Interment will follow in Westmoreland Memorial Park, Greensburg.
A Public Celebration of Life will be held August 13, 2022 at a time and place to be announced in memory of Helen.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that Memorials be made to the American Heart Association to P.O. Box 840692 Dallas, TX.75284-0692 or by visiting the website at www.heart.org
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