Sophia M. (Radzik) HeltApril 7, 1930 ~ July 24, 2017 (age 87)
Sophia M. Helt, 87 of Claridon Township, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at UH Geauga Medical Center with her family by her side. She is “together again” with her husband Joseph Helt of 62 years, who died in 2014. Sophia was born April 7, 1930 in Leckrone, PA, daughter of the late Joseph and Stefania (Borystky) Radzik. Sophia enjoyed reading, gardening, bird watching, and cooking. She always looked forward to cooking her Sunday family meals. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family and friends will miss her.
Sophia is survived by her son, Timothy (Joyce) Helt; daughter, Stephanie (James) Mlinar; five grandchildren, Christina (Brian) Zeigler, James (Becky) Helt, Janis (Dan) Mlinar, Michelle (Charlie) Soltis, Joseph (Jamie) Mlinar,; sixteen great grandchildren; and two sisters, Albina Stemnock and Genevieve Semosky. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Helt; her parents; and two sisters, Victoria Skrebunas and Rose Fidek.
Calling hours will be 5:00-8:00 PM Friday, July 28, 2017 at Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062. A Celebration of Life will be 10:00 AM Saturday, July 29 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at East Claridon Cemetery