With profound sadness we announce the passing of our loving and devoted Mother Helen on March 25, 2021. Born March 27, 1923, she left us peacefully in her 97th year. She lived a long full life and experienced a myriad of life events with steadfast resolve and loving kindness. Much loved Mother to Claire Fusco Agoston and Donna Fanelli and their spouses Richard G. Agoston and Thomas E. Liedke. A loving Aunt who treasured her many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands Vincenzo “Jim” Fusco and Daniel A. Fanelli. Parents Stefan Lobaczewski and Mary Plocharczyk Lobaczewski. Siblings Walter and John Lobaczewski and Pauline Dini. All who knew Helen will never forget her tenacity, wit, grace and caring. Helen, a friend to all whose lives she touched. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday (April 6, 2021) at 10 AM at The Parish of St. Francis de Sales (ST. ANTHONY CHURCH), 111 School St. Bristol. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery, Bristol. (MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED.) Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis de Sales RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, 180 Laurel St. Bristol, CT 06010 or a charity of choice. Funk Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.
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