Helen (Andreozzi) Gaudio

GAUDIO, Helen (Andreozzi), 89, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014, at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV.

Helen was born April 10, 1924, in Follansbee, WV., the daughter of the late Paul and Concetta (Marcogliese) Andreozzi.

Helen was a dedicated member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Follansbee, WV, where she served on Altar and Rosary Society and former member of parish council and the choir.

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Gaudio; three brothers, Paul, Dom, and Elmer Andreozzi; and two sisters, Mary Ormsby and Albena Karnage.

Helen is survived by two children, Paul (Kelly) Gaudio of Wheeling, WV and Patti (Frank) Briggs, Lakeland, FL; five grandchildren, Jodi, Frank Jr., Wendy, Kim and Chris; seven great-grandchildren, Joey, Hunter, David, Mandi, Adam, Marissa, and Zach; a great-great-granddaughter, Aynlee; two step- grand children, Jessica and Rebecca; a sister, Gearldine Taibi of Follansbee, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with Vigil service at 7:30 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, (304-527-1717), where funeral will commence on Friday, March 21, 2014, at 9 a.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 21, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 1017 Jefferson Street, Follansbee, WV with Msgr. Paul Hudock, presiding.

Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.

Please add or view condolences at www.chambersandjames.com.