• Date Of Birth: June 28, 1917
  • Date Of Death: September 3, 2019
  • Spouse: Michael J Francek Sr.
  • City: Sagamore
  • State: Pennsylvania

Helen B. Francek (Marcolini), Age 102 died on 09/03/19.

Helen was born on June 28, 1917, in Sagamore, PA to Italian immigrants, Natalina and Antonio Marcolini and was the oldest of 8 children. She formerly lived in Brownsville (Denbo) Pennsylvania, Ravenna Ohio, Fort Pierce Florida, and most recently resided in Green, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Michael J Francek Sr., and daughter, Nancy J Losko (Michael) of Fort Pierce, FL, Sisters, Ida Habaly & Louise Priest, Brothers, Samuel Marcolini, William Marcolini, Albert Marcolini & Anthony Marcolini. She is survived by a brother, James Marcolini (Patty) of Bedford Heights OH, daughter, Marlene E Betti (Julio) of Lodi CA; son, Michael J Francek Jr. (Karen) of Green OH; granddaughter, Sondra Quatraro (Harry) of Fort Pierce FL; grandsons, Michael Darney, Dennis Darney (Becky), Brian Darney (Nancee), Jeffrey Francek (Missi), Kevin Francek (Sara) as well as 12 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Helen was nicknamed Granny Great by her great-grandsons Geoffrey & Nicholas Quatraro and that name stayed with her during her life. All of her friends and family referred to her as Granny Great or Granny!

We extend a special thanks to the administration and staff of GreenView Senior Assisted Living of Green, OH, and Compassionate Care Hospice for their devoted and loving care.