January 8, 1927 - December 17, 2021
Helen Joan (Ferencic) Gerbin, 94, of Washington Township, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Penn Highlands Hospital. A daughter of the late Josip and Helen Martinjak Ferencic, she was born in Brownsville on January 8, 1927. Helen was a member of St. Sebastian R.C. Church and the Croatian Fraternal Lodge 194. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, cooking and baking for her family, and taking care of her flowers around her home. Survivors include her loving family, one daughter, Paulette Gerbin of Washington Township, with whom she made her home, a sister, Catherine Pazo of Clairton, a brother and three sisters-in-law, Joseph and Dolores Ferencic of Bethel Park, Barbara Costello of Lakeland, FL, and Kay Ferris of Lafayette Hill, a brother-in-law, Leonard (Dawn Ann) Gerbin of Holiday, FL, cherished aunt of David (Ann) Steele, Kim Porter, Cindy Ferencic, Edward (Beth) Pazo II, James (Kim) Kovacs, Jeffrey (Mary) Ferencic, Maureen Gerbin, and Eileen (John) Sarris, the great aunt of Alexandra and Edward Pazo III, Sam Kovacs, Mary Steele, Daniel and Anna Rubenstein, and Matthew and Nicole Sarris, and her dog, Mala Tina. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul “Nick” Gerbin on February 23, 2018 and a sister, Mary Ann Plevel in 2009. Special thanks to her caregiver and friend, Patty Podvorec, Nadine Davis, RN and the nurses and care techs of 3 PCU at Penn Highlands Hospital and the doctors, Dr. Almaan El-Attrache, Dr. Samra El-Attrache, and Dr. Mouhanad Al-Fakih for their compassion and friendship. Friends will be received 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM Sunday in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon. 724-929-5300 www.FergusonFuneralHomeandCrematory.com A blessing service will be in the funeral home at 12 noon Monday, followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:30 PM in St. Sebastian R.C. Church with Rev. Michael Crookston as celebrant. Interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Park.
Helen Joan (Ferencic) Gerbin, 94, of Washington Township, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Penn Highlands Hospital. A daughter of the late Josip and Helen Martinjak Ferencic, she was born in Brownsville on January 8, 1927. Helen... View Obituary & Service Information
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