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MACHYNSKI, Helen (Markovich)
MACHYNSKI - Helen (nee Markovich)
Age 91, of Amherst, NY, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Lackawanna, NY on March 13, 1928 to John J. Markovich and Anna Lesniowska. Former spouse of the late John J. Machynski; beloved mother of Thomas J. (late Royce) Machynski; Jerome M. (Sandra) Machynski, Karen M. (Edward) Henry; loving grandmother of Danielle Lynn (Patrick) Calhoun and Jerome T. Machynski; fond great-grandmother of Finn and Declan Calhoun; also survived by nephews, cousins and many friends. Helen was a long-time member and volunteer at the Amherst Senior Center, where she donated many hours of her time in the service of helping others. She enjoyed her volunteer work, sewing, crocheting and spending time with her family. Helen chose to donate her body to University at Buffalo Medical School for the advancement of science. A memorial service is being planned by the family for a future date.