Helen Larch

LARCH, Helen, 81, of Weirton, died on Friday, April 5, 2013.

She was born on November 9, 1931, in Weirton, daughter of the late Nicholas and Amelia Kriatsis Moulakis.

Helen was also preceded in death by her brother, Socrates, her sister, Mary, and her infant son.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Weirton. Helen was an inspiration to all of her family. A devout Christian, she always placed others before herself and had a sweet and loving nature. Helen had a lifelong love with her husband, Walter, which began at their high school prom. Helen dearly loved her children, grand children, and her closest friends the late Mary Moulakis, the late Penny Diniaco, and Dorothy DiNicola. She was a fantastic cook who loved to make her family recipes of Greek dishes. Helen will be missed by family and friends and always remembered for her quick wit and generous spirit.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years, Walter J. Larch Jr., of Weirton. Children, John Larch and Sherri of Wheeling, James and Kimberly Larch of Weirton, and Tina Larch of Weirton. Grand children, Amelia Larch, Megan Larch, Jennifer and Captain Christopher Mikula, Jason Larch, Julie Larch, and Tina Marie Rykowski.

Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass to be celebrated Wednesday, April 10 at noon at St. Paul’s Catholic Church with Reverend Father Larry Dorsch officiating. Interment will be at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 140 Walnut St., Weirton, WV 26062.

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Helen Larch

LARCH, Helen, 81, of Weirton, died Friday, April 5, 2013.

Her funeral arrangements are pending at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.