Helene Rose Lofy
Helene Rose Lofy, 100 of Springfield died at 7:50 pm, Monday, January 14, 2013 at River Birch Estates. She was born March 13, 1912 in Springfield, Illinois to Louis and Clara Link Distelzweig. She married Walter G. Lofy on June 23, 1934 and he preceded her in death on December 30, 1993.
Her parents; one daughter, Mary Carol Lofy; three sisters, Marie Distelzweig, Betty Huff, Louise O’Connor and one brother, Louis “Buddy” Distelzweig, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Carol A. (William) Pennell of Chatham, two sons, John L. “Jack” (Eileen) Lofy of Danville, CA and Joseph M. Lofy of Chicago; eleven grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; one sister Clara “Dolly” Jackson of Peru, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Helene was a member of Christ the King Church.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Friday, January 18, 2013 at Christ the King Church.
Funeral Mass: 11 am, Friday, January 18, 2013, at Christ the King Church with Reverend Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to PanCan (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network)