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Pani Helen Shutack

March 17, 1927 — December 16, 2023

Phoenixville

Pani Helen Shutack

Pani Helen Shutack, the beloved wife of Monsignor Stephen Shutack, passed away on December 16, 2023, at the age 96. She was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on March 17, 1927, to George and Anna Selepetz.  She was a long-time resident of Scranton, Phoenixville, PA and Stratford CT. She served as Pani at the Holy Ghost Orthodox Church from 1951 to 1975 and she continued to serve as Pani at St. John’s Orthodox Church in Stratford from 1978 to 2006.  Besides her service to the Church, she also worked with special needs children during her time in Connecticut.
She is survived by her daughter Justine Bradford, her husband Dean, their children Elizabeth, her husband Eric Gall and Steven Bradford, and her great granddaughter Emily.  In addition, she is survived by her son Victor, his wife Leslie and their children Claire and Callum Shutack.
In addition to her devoted husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brother, George, and sisters Mary, Ann, Irene, and Betti.  Her family, as well as parishioners, appreciated and enjoyed her love of baking cakes and bread. Her favorite recipes were pirohis and nut rolls.
Funeral services will be held at Holy Ghost Church, Star and Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA. The viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 from 6 to 8 pm. A Parastas Service will be at 7:30 pm.  Funeral Services will be at 1 pm on Thursday December, 21, 2023. The interment will be on Friday morning, December 22 at the Sky View Memorial Park in Hometown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring to make donations in the memory of Pani Helen, please send to Holy Ghost Orthodox Church in Phoenixville, PA.

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