Helen M. Patti

Helen M. Patti, 96, of Dunkirk died Monday evening (Aug. 5, 2013) in Absolut at Westfield.

She was born March 19, 1917 in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Stephen and Rose Estergome.

A homemaker, Mrs. Patti lived in Dunkirk most of her life. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church and its Blessed Sacrament Society.

She enjoyed bowling, reading and doing embroidery.

Survivors include two granddaughters, Caryn (Ron) Mirek and Lisa Pogorzelski, both of Dunkirk; and five great grandchildren, Haley Mirek, Calan Pogorzelski, Ryan Pogorzelski, Laken Pogorzelski and Nathan Pogorzel-ski.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Samuel R. Patti; one daughter, Sandra (Raymond) Pogorzelski; one grandson, Raymond Pogorzelski Jr.; and four sisters.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Thursday morning at 11 o’clock in Holy Trinity Church. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday morning from 9-10 at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. Flowers gratefully declined.