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Helen (Sweikert) Krasovic Of Hawthorne, Formerly Of Yonkers, 86

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Helen Krasovic (nee Sweikert) of Hawthorne, formerly of Yonkers died on Monday, Jan. 19, at age 86.

She was born on Sept. 14, 1928, to Frank and Anna (Gronski) Sweikert in Yonkers, where she was raised and graduated from Commerce High School.

Krasovic worked as the cleaning lady for Whalen & Ball Funeral Home for more than 24 years, retiring in 1996. On June 13, 1954, she married Edward Krasovic in St. Joseph's Church, he died in 1999.

Krasovic was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Church. She is survived by her five children, Edward, Timothy, Frank and Katherine Krasovic and Anna Gentile. She is also survived by her three grandchildren Gina, Annie and Patrick.

She was predeceased by her siblings Howard Sweikert, Alice Schaeffer, Ann Kinney and Clara Sweikert, and her son Joseph, who died in 2012.

Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be in the Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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