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Helen Myrdek

April 6, 1921 — September 19, 2017

Helen Myrdek, 96, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at The Centers at St. Camillus. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, she moved to Camillus in 1945.

During her early years, Helen worked for Syracuse China for 12 years. She then worked in the cafeteria of the West Genesee School District, retiring after 20 years. She always made sure the students had enough to eat and enjoyed when the students recognized her outside of school. She was a member of the CNY National Organization for Women. An avid reader, Helen also enjoyed sewing, especially crocheting and knitting, and traveling to Texas to visit her family. She enjoyed a good joke and a laugh.

Helen always had a smile on her face and a kind word, especially to the people at the P&C, which she visited daily.

Helen was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Alfonse, in 2011; infant daughter, Gail; son-in-law, Jesse Dwire III; sister, Jane McPeck; and brothers, Alex Smith, Andy and Frank Rybak.

Surviving are her daughters, Diane Dwire of Camillus and Bonnie Kuhles (Dennis) Green of Austin, TX; brother, Edward (Barbara) Rybak of Fairmount; brother-in-law, Ralph Myrdek of Marcellus; grandchildren, Jesse Edward (Paula) Dwire IV of MA, and Matthew (Stephanie) Kuhles and Nathan Kuhles, both of TX; great-grandchildren, Addison, Jesse V "Jack" and Luke Dwire, Abby, and Griffin Kuhles; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.

Services will follow at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Helen’s name to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208 or to St. Camillus Foundation, 813 Fay Rd., Syracuse, NY 13219 or to the CNY National Organization for Women (NOW), P.O. Box 1234, Syracuse, NY 13202.

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