Helen Brancker

BRANCKER, Helen A. 101, of Amsterdam, passed away Sunday evening January 27, 2013, at Trinity West in Steubenville.

A daughter of the late Charles and Anna Oleski Petrosky, she was born November 14, 1911 in Eldersville, Pennsylvania.

Helen was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amsterdam.

She is survived by her daughter, Joy Brancker Schultz of Amsterdam; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 22 great- great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Marco “Mike” Brancker; two sons, Mike Jr. and Steve; a grandson, Donald; four sisters and a brother.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church of Amsterdam with Fr. John McCoy officiating. Entombment will follow at Ft. Steuben Burial Estates in Wintersville.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam.