Obituary: Helen Amelia Kayfus

Helen Amelia (Hiza) Kayfus dies at the age of 86.

Helen Amelia (Hiza) Kayfus, widow of Robert Lawrence Kayfus of Raphine, VA and formerly of Sandy Hook, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at her residence. She was born May 9, 1925, in Fairfield a daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia (Yerkovich) Hiza.

She retired from DuPont in 1982 where she was employed on an assembly line. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Elaine Stewart and Nancy Cohen; three brothers, Joseph Hiza, John Hiza and William Hiza and a sister, Mary Bodnar. She is survived by four sons, Robert L. Kayfus of Katy, TX, Thomas J. Kayfus of Raphine, Gary P. Kayfus and his wife, Paige of Coral Springs, FL, and Timothy J. Kayfus and his wife, Beth of Maryville, TN; a daughter, Kathleen M. Paccadolmi of Raphine; a sister, Agnes Hornak of Fairfield, CT; a daughter-in-law, Wanda Kayfus of Abilene, TX. Thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in , Newtown at 10 am, Saturday, March 10, 2012.  Interment will follow in St. Rose Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 pm Friday, March 9, 2012, at , 58 Main Street, Newtown.

To leave an online condolence go to www.honanfh.com


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