May 19 1926 June 17 2019
Helen LaCava (née Beresky) Passed away peacefully after an extended illness at her home on Monday, June 17, 2019. Born May 19, 1926 in Russellton, PA, she graduated from Springdale High School and attended the Gibbs Secretarial School in Pittsburgh. Helen worked for many prominent attorneys before entering the work force at the Pennsylvania Department of State as a legal secretary. After retirement she was a volunteer at St. Margaret’s Hospital working in the pharmacy department for many years. She was married to Louis “Lindy” LaCava for forty years prior to his death in 1996. Surviving are many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her siblings, the late John Beresky, Andrew Beresky, Margaret Thomas, Anne Beresky, Katherine Addessi and Susan Marie Tenace. Visitation on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd., 930 Center Avenue, Blawnox, PA 15238, where family and friends will gather at 9:30am on Friday, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Edward Church/ St. Pio Parish at 10:30am. Interment in Mount Royal Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Pio Parish, 450 Walnut Street, Blawnox, PA 15238. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Helen B. LaCava please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Helen B LaCava May 19 1926 June 17 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Blawnox, state: Pennsylvania