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Helen (Bostedo) Fanty

September 13, 1929 ~ February 7, 2019 (age 89)
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Helen (Bostedo) Fanty age 89 of Trafford passed away on Thursday February 7, 2019 in the UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. Helen was born on September 13, 1929 in Braddock the daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Boyle) Bostedo.  Helen was the owner with her husband Lou of the Rose Flower Shop in Trafford for many years.  Helen and Lou traveled to Florida for 26 years for the winter months and enjoyed traveling to Ireland and toured the country for almost 30 years in their motorhome.  She also was a member of the St. Regis Church, Trafford.  Helen was preceded in death by her siblings Catherine Santavicca and Betty Rengers and her daughter-in-law Sue Fanty.  Helen is survived by her husband of 67 years Lou Fanty Sr.; her children Lou Fanty Jr. (Kari), Thomas Fanty and Susan Fanty (Frank Capezio); her grandchildren Lexi, Jill, Mattie, Jeromy, Justin and Steven Fanty; her siblings Jean English, Thelma Johnson, Sarah Zigarovich, June Polishen, John and James Bostedo and numerous nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received from 5-8 PM on Saturday and from 1-3 & 5-7 PM Sunday in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111.  Parting prayers will be at 9 AM Monday in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 9:30 AM in the St. Regis Church with Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant.  Entombment will follow in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park Mausoleum, N. Huntingdon.   www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

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