Helen A.(Strzempko) 0 Leonczyk

June 7, 1922 - January 27, 2016
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Helen a (Strzempko) Leonczyk, 93 of Ludlow, died peacefully in her home surrounded by her two sons on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Born in Holyoke, June 7, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Grzanka) Strzempko. Helen grew up in Holyoke, the middle child of 6 brothers and 5 sisters.

Named Miss Riverside in 1940, Helen was a natural beauty. She worked for General Electric for many years and Bradlies Department Store, retiring after 25 years of service. Helen was a faithful member of Christ the King Church in Ludlow and a member of the churchs Ladies Guild and Rosary Sodality.

Helens family rests knowing that Babchi will be greeted by her predeceased, loving husband of 48 years Henry Leonczyk Sr. She will be deeply missed by her two sons Henry Leonczyk Jr. and Joseph Leonczyk and his wife Maryann both of Ludlow. She is also survived by her brother John Strzempko of South Hadley and sisters Emily Zoladz of Pittsfield and Jean Kurdziel of South Hadley. In addition, Helen leaves three beloved grandchildren, Adam Leonczyk and his spouse Rebecca, Peter Leonczyk and his significant other Jessica Lemieux, and Emily Albelice and her spouse Gian; three great-grandchildren, Alessandra and Sienna Albelice, Maxine Leonczyk along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Funeral Services for Helen will be Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:00 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Christ the King Church, Warsaw Ave, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Commital will follow in Island Pond Cemetery, Center St, Ludlow, MA

Island Pond Cemetery
Center Street
Ludlow, MA 1056
Christ the King Catholic Church
41 Warsaw Avenue
Ludlow, MA 1056


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Born: June 7, 1922
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Jose Magloire van der Vossen posted on 1/1/15

Dear Yva, Sandra, George, Loulou, Claudie and family, My sincere regrets! I pray God will guide you all trough this difficult times. Jose


Jean Pierre Peguy posted on 1/1/15

Toute la vie n'est q'un long voyage vers la mort (L. Senghor). On that thought, Laura & Jacquelin Jean Pierre are extending their sincere and heartflet condolences to the Magloire Family on the death of their beloved husband, brother, father and friends G. Magloire. May his soul rest in peace. Laura & Jacquelin ( Cap-Haitien, Haiti)


Jean-Cl.(Peguy)Menard posted on 1/1/15

Georgy was to me a big brother and a friend.Que son ame repose en paix.


Molly and Dick posted on 1/1/15

Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. May the memories and joys you shared bring you comfort and peace. Molly and Dick


Pierre-Eddy Toussaint posted on 1/1/15

Mon cher Georges, O ciel! O ciel! O ciel! Tu seras un maitre de ceremonie exceptionnel a la doite de Dieu pour tous ceux qui te suivront dans l'eternite . Pierrot


Lemonier et Elsie posted on 1/1/15

Aux familles Leroy et Magloire. Croyez a notre profonde sympathie pour cette douloureuse perte.


Rita Thimoleon posted on 1/1/15

Bonjour Yva, Les desseins du Seigneur sont insondables. En effet, seul maitre de notre destinée, il nous a faits et nous sommes à lui. Profonds regrets


REGINA ANDERSON posted on 1/1/15

Sweet Little Yva, my prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. May God bless you and keep you.


Roe Budin posted on 1/1/15

Iva, Please accept my condolences during this time of sorrow . Please know that my prayers are with you.


Michel Pluviose posted on 1/1/15

Mes sincères condoléances à toute la famille. Michel Pluviose Ottawa,ON.Canada


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Turenne posted on 1/1/15

Cher Loulou et famille: nous sommes nombreux a partager la peine que vous eprouvez, ta famille et toi.


Gladys Laroche posted on 1/1/15

My condolences to Yva & family. George will be missed


Irnel L. Stephen posted on 1/1/15

Condolences, and unity of prayers with wishes of courage and strength.


Roger S. Eienne posted on 1/1/15

May time ease your sorrow and leave you with only the loving memories. DEEPEST SYMPATHY Roger Etienne & family


Jean-Ba &Michele Jasmin posted on 1/1/15

Nous sommes profondément éprouvés á l'occasion du départ prématuré de notre cher amiGeorges.Nous partageons les douleurs de sa famille.Nous souhaitons que Dieu lui a réservé une place dans son royaume.Que la terre lui soit légère et que son âme repose en paix.


Serge & Elsie Bontemps posted on 1/1/15

Dear Yva & family, We are sending you heartfelt condoleances. We cannot be with you physically, but our prayers and thoughts are with you in this difficult time. ELsie & Serge


JoAnn Hibbard posted on 1/1/15

Yva, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. And, know that George is watching over you now. Love you, JoAnn