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Helen Elizabeth Ciferno

October 19, 1928 ~ June 2, 2020 (age 91)

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Warren – Helen Elizabeth Ciferno, 91, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren.

            Helen was born October 19, 1928, in Phalanx Station, Ohio, the daughter of the late Joseph Sr. and Helen (Magyar) Korodi.

            She was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. She retired from the accounting department of Sears in the Eastwood Mall in 2014 after 24 years. Helen was a member of St. James Church in Warren. She enjoyed needle point, knitting, reading, and was an excellent seamstress. What she loved and enjoyed the most was being with her children and grandchildren.

            Helen is survived by her children Susan (Ray) Shaffer of Cranberry Twp, PA, Inez (James) Gorse of Cortland, twins Salvatore (Patricia) Ciferno of Warren, and Ellen (Bill) McClain of Brunswick, Michael (Tia) Ciferno of Warren, and Thomas (Dawn) Ciferno of Rock Creek, OH, seventeen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and a sister Margaret (James) Horvat of Thornville, OH.

            She is preceded in death by her husband Salvatore “Sam” Ciferno whom she married August 18, 1951, and passed away August 19, 1988, two brothers Stephen and Joseph Jr. Korodi, and a sister Jean Sciple.

            Any one attending the calling hours are encouraged to wear a mask.

            Family and friends may pay their respects Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 9:30 to 10:00 am for the Elderly and Immune compromised visitors, and from 10:00 to 12:00 noon for all others at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (St. James Church) 2532 Burton St. SE, Warren Ohio.

            A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:00 noon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (St. James Church) in Warren.

            Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

            In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Helen’s name to the Children’s Rehabilitation Center 885 Howland Wilson Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44484.

            The family wishes to thank the staff of Shepherd of the Valley, Niles, for their loving care of Helen.

Caring and professional services were entrusted to the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483.

            Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Helen’s family.



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June 6, 2020

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
St. James Church
2532 Burton St. SE
Warren, OH 44484

Funeral Service
June 6, 2020

12:00 PM
St. James Church
2532 Burton St. SE
Warren, OH 44484


Children’s Rehabilitation Center
885 Howland Wilson Rd., Warren OH 44484

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