Helen Gerzanich, 95, of Forestville, passed peacefully Thursday evening, Aug. 9, 2018. Helen was born in Bristol, on Oct. 14, 1922, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Man) Gerzanich and was retired from the Wallace Barnes Co., and was a member of the Church of St. Matthew, Forestville. She loved to travel and enjoyed word games such as crossword puzzles. To the family, Helen was a “real” leader. She leaves her nieces and nephew, Sue Hilinski of Bristol, Robert Hilinski of Madison, and Maryanne Liebowitz of Ariz. She was predeceased by her siblings, John J. Gerzanick, Anna Hilinski, Veronica Gerzanick and Mary MacIsaac. The family wishes to thank the staff of Shady Oaks Assisted Living for the phenomenal care they gave to their Aunt Helen. Services are private. The O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville, is assisting with the arrangements. To leave an online condolence, share a memory or photo, please visit Helen’s tribute page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .