Born in Frackville, she was a daughter of the late Agustus and Mary Philiponis Shelcusky.
She attended Ashland Schools.
She was a member St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Girardville.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Ernest T. Mazeika, in 2015; a son: Thomas Birster; sisters; Joan Price, Eleanor Maksymchock and Carol Nelson; a brother: Agustus Shelcusky.
Surviving are two daughters; Kim Elchisak and husband Michael, Pine Grove; Debbie Sosnoski and husband Eddie, Girardville; a son; Gary Mazeika, Ashland; 6 grandchildren; Justin Cunningham, Gary Mazeika, Jr, Ryan Mazeika, Shawn Sosnoski; Kevin Sosnoski and Thomas Birster, Jr.; 3 great-grandchildren; Shawn, Zachary and Mason Sosnoski; nieces and nephews.
Kim and Justin extend their grateful appreciation to the Birches staff and Compassus Hospice for their compassionate care shown to Helen.
Gravesite Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 22 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.