POLAND - Helen L. Ferrare, 80, who passed away Friday evening at her home in Youngstown.
Helen was born Jan. 28, 1941, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Mike and Helen (Hlubik) Bezyak.
Helen was a 1959 graduate and salutatorian of Poland Seminary High School. Following graduation, Helen worked as a bookkeeper for the Palace Theater. After that, she worked for Youngstown Enterprises, Inc as a bookkeeper.
Helen enjoyed Hallmark movies, gardening, crossword & sudoku puzzles and bird watching. Her favorite thing of all was doting on her granddaughter Gianna, whom she adored.
Helen leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Michelle (Tom) Bindas of Poland, granddaughter Gianna; sister Rose Marie Turnbull of New Springfield; brother Michael R. (Donna) Bezyak of Canfield. She also leaves behind close family friend, Timothy Hardy of Youngstown.
Along with her parents, Helen was preceded in death by herson, Paul Ferrare; and her brother, John A. Bezyak
Family and friends may pay their respects Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 PM at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, where a Funeral Service will follow at 6:30 PM.
The family requests those who are not vaccinated to wear a mask.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mahoning County Dog Pound, 1230 N. Meridian Road #B, Youngstown, Ohio 44509 or Second Harvest Food Bank, 2805 Salt Springs Road, Youngstown Ohio 44509.