HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania – Helen Snyder Mudrinich, of Hermitage, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in UPMC Horizon, Greenville, after an extended illness. She was 82.
Helen was born August 11, 1934, in Alliance, Ohio, to Homer and Pauline Ogden Snyder.
She graduated from Sebring McKinley High School in Sebring, Ohio, in 1952.
She spent five years working at Ohio Edison Co., Alliance, as a secretary.
She married Robert Mudrinich on December 7, 1956 and moved to Hermitage.
Helen was a member of Hickory United Methodist Church and worked with the Mother’s Day Out program at the church for 18 years.
She enjoyed providing child care for close friends and was a nanny for 14 years.
Helen loved her family and will be remembered as a giving person.
Helen enjoyed cooking, traveling, watching birds and reading. She also liked having lunch with “The Girls Club” twice a month.
Her husband passed away November 13, 1995, after 40 years of marriage.
She is survived by three sons, Robert Mudrinich and his wife, Vicki, of Fayetteville, Georgia, Ronald Mudrinich and his wife, Pat, of Hermitage and Richard Mudrinich of Hermitage; six grandchildren, Steven, Sarah, Shane and Shannon of Fayetteville, Melanie and her fiance, Chad Fitzgerald, of Tiffin, Ohio and Kelly of Hermitage. Also surviving is a brother, John Snyder and his wife, Darlayne, of Alliance.
In addition to her husband, Helen was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Betty Denny and Dorothy Brodzinski.
Visitation will be Friday, July 21, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at John Flynn Funeral Home & Crematory.
Funeral service will follow at 12:30 p.m., Friday, July 21 at the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, her family suggests memorial contributions be made in her memory to Hickory United Methodist Church, 240 N. Hermitage Rd., Hermitage, PA 16148.
A television tribute will air Friday, July 21 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.