Helen A. (Karaskiewicz) Kania, 85, died Tuesday, April 1 in Baystate Medical Center. Born in Ludlow she was the daughter of Michael and Ann (Kargol) Karaskiewicz. She was a machine operator for the Rexcell Plastics Co., of Ludlow. Helen was a communicant of Christ the King Church. She was predeceased by her husband Anthoni M. Kania in 1999. She is survived by five sons; Theodore A Kania and his partner Bianca of Beverly, MA, Frank M. Kania and his wife Patricia of East Longmeadow, John J. Kania and his friend Beth of Ludlow, Mitchell S. Kania and his wife Susan of Palmer and Paul M. Kania and his wife Kim of Ludlow. She also leaves one sister, Josephine Zucco and her husband Donald of Ludlow and five grandchildren, Jason, John, Justin, Elizabeth and Jennifer and one great grandson Jason Matthew Kania.
Independently Owned and Operated Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home and Cremation with Confidence by Kapinos-Mazur. Care for the Community Since 1932.
Family and friends may gather on Saturday, April 5 at 8:45 am at the Kapinos Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am at Christ the King Church, followed by Rites of Committal at Island Pond Cemetery.