Helen Anna (Pinazza) Caruso

April 4, 1929 ~ April 6, 2020 (age 91)


Helen Anna (Pinazza) Caruso age 91, of Trafford, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 6, 2020 in the St. Ann Home, Greensburg in the company of her daughter.  Helen was born on April 4, 1929 in Pleasant Valley (PennTwp) the daughter of the late Louis and Helen (Farlen) Pinazza.  Helen was a member of the St. Regis Church, Trafford.  Helen co-owned and operated Helen & Ida Inc., a cleaning service company for many years with her friend.  She loved to garden, especially tomatoes and flowers.  In addition to her parents Helen was preceded in death by her husband Louis V. Caruso in 1995, her siblings George and Lawrence Pinazza, Almeda Simola, Lorinda Wodnick, Dora Brandt, Lenora Rusbarsky, Norene, Beverly and Joyce Pinazza.  Helen is survived by her daughter Pamela Short and her husband Lawrence Short, her grandchildren Alexander L. Short and Maxwell E. Short; her great-grandchildren Skyler, Alexavier and Bristol Short; her brothers Louis and Tony Pizazza; many other nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends. All services will be private due to the pandemic health situation.  Private entombment was in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park Mausoleum, N. Huntingdon.  Memorial donations can be made to the St. Anne Home, 685 Angela Drive, Greensburg PA 15601.  The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. Trafford (412) 372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Private Interment

Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park
14679 Rt 30
N. Huntingdon, PA 15642

Private Services


St. Anne's Home
685 Angela Drive, Greensburg PA 15601

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