Helen Rose Kicko (Sakmar)
Helen Rose Kicko, age 86 of Penn Hills, formerly of Youngstown, OH and Johnstown, PA passed away peacefully on December 24, 2017 and was reunited with her late husband Adam "Buddy" Kicko and her late daughter Roseann Kicko Marcincak. Helen is survived by her loving son Edward Kicko, her sister Cecelia (late Albert) Gentile and her two nieces and goddaughters Carol (Dennis) Getty and Marcie (Todd) Johnson. She was preceded in death by her brothers Frank and Joseph Sakmar and her great-niece Chrissy Johnson. Helen maintained a close relationship with many of the priests she worked with at St. John's rectory. Friends received Thursday 3-7 p.m. at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Rd. (across from S & T Bank) Plum, PA 15239. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 11:30 a.m., St. John the Baptist R. C. Church. Interment will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery. If desired and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Ave., Ste. 1606, Pittsburgh 15222 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101.