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Helen M. Syso, 95, Yonkers Resident

Helen M. Syso
Helen M. Syso Photo Credit: Contributed

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Helen M. Syso, 95, died Sept. 14.

Born and raised in Yonkers, she was the daughter of Martin Sivco and Emma Yuhasz Sivco.

Married to the late Michael Syso for over 25 years, together they raised two daughters Judith Elliott and Mary Ann Guarino.

She is survived by her two daughters; four grandchildren -- Gail Zerafa, Anne Marie Getlik, Gene and Joseph Guarino; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was a lifelong member of Most Holy Trinity Church.

She is predeceased by her seven siblings.

The family will receive friends at the Graham Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection on Friday at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visit

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