YONKERS, N.Y. – Helen Jelinek (née Straus), 66, of Yonkers, died Monday, July 6 after living with ALS for nearly five years.
She was a longtime employee at Woolworth's in Cross County.
She was the wife of Stanley W.; mother to Helen and Stanley E. (Traci); and a grandmother.
Family will receive friends Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Flynn Memorial Home in Yonkers. A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m. at St. Eugene's Roman Catholic Church, Yonkers. Interment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the ALS Association .
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