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Obituary for Helen Kushner

October 8, 1927 - February 2, 2021
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 93

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Friend


Helen Kushner (nee Barnisin), 93 of Avon Lake, OH lived a long life and peacefully passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. She was born October 8, 1927 in 42 Mine, Windber, PA to parents Michael and Anna (nee Karnaj) Barnisin.

Helen was employed as an administrative assistant for G.E. and retired after 20 plus years. She was a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, a member of the bereavement committee at St. Joseph Church, the Altar and Rosary Society and was Town Center's water aerobics Leading Lady.

She is survived by her loving children Marsha (Jim) Thompson and Jean (John) Adamcek; cherished grandchildren Aaron (Tina), Rachael (Grant), David (Karla), Sarah (David) and Kelly; 6 great-grandchildren; dear brother Michael Barnisin of Reading, PA.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years, George; sister Mary Sloss and her parents.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to a charity of donor's choice.

Friends may call for a visitation with social distancing and facial coverings on Saturday, February 6, 2021 from 10:00am - 11:00am at St. Joseph Church 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. Mass will begin at 11:00am with entombment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Avon, OH. 440.933.3202

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