Helen C. (Ciepiela) Pankiewicz

May 15, 2018


Helen C. (Ciepiela) Pankiewicz, 97, of Fall River, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the Somerset Ridge Center. She was the wife of the late John Pankiewicz.

Helen was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Frank and Katherine (Bishop) Ciepiela. She worked in the garment industry as a sewing machine operator for for several years. Helen enjoyed word search books, being with her family and taking trips to the casino.

Survivors are two sisters: Emily Silvia of Somerset; Lucy Bernard of Somerset; four nieces: Sandra Mulligan of Middleboro; Norma Fossum of Assonet; Robin Kitchen of North Dartmouth; and Susan Banville of Fall River; and a nephew: Paul Silvia of Somerset. She was the sister of the late Sophie Furze, and godmother to the late Peter Banville, Jr.

Her family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, May 25, 2018, from 6-7pm, with a Prayer Service following, at 7pm, in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River.

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Calling Hours

MAY 25. 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

Prayer Service

MAY 25. 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

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