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Dolores Rose (Cavlovich) Helides

June 1, 1930 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 89)

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A humble woman of Glenshaw, PA, peacefully passed with her usual spunk, on Monday, July 15, 2019 surrounded by her children and joined her beloved husband, Sava in Heaven.

Born June 1, 1930 to Mark Cavlovich and Rose (Kekich) in Pittsburgh PA, she was raised in Etna, PA along with her 3 brothers Edward, Joseph and Raymond.  She graduated from Mt. Alverna High School in Millvale PA and was a lifetime member of St. Nicholas Church of Millvale, PA.

While working in Taunton MA she met Sava, moved back to the Pittsburgh area and together they raised six children. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents; her brother Joseph and his wife Barbara Cavlovich; and her brother Edward.

She is survived by son Steve of Glenshaw, PA; son Mark and his wife Beth, of Bairdford, PA;  their child Marissa, her son Dominik and her fiancé Lucas Grosick of Cheswick, PA; daughter Mary and her husband David Radacosky,  of Pittsburgh, PA; their sons Matthew of Seattle, WA  and  Nicholas of Boulder, CO; daughter Joanne and her husband Brian Custard of Meadville, PA; son Paul of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter Elaine and her husband Mark Lasher and their daughter Samantha of Allison Park, PA; brother Raymond and wife Nancy of Pittsburgh, PA; sister in law Margie Cavlovich, Theckla Snell, and many nieces and nephews.

“God Speaks in Silence” – was her favorite saying or maybe just some way to keep her six kids quiet.

Celebrate Mrs. Helides’ life with her family at a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, notice of time later at St. Nicholas Church, Millvale. Arrangements made by Perman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Shaler Twp.

The family respectfully suggests donations be made to St. Nicholas Church, 24 Maryland Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15209 or 

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Mass of Christian Burial
July 18, 2019

2:00 PM
St. Nicholas Church
24 Maryland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15209


St. Nicholas Church
24 Maryland Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15209
Tel: 1-412-821-3438

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