January 13, 1926 ~ January 4, 2011
Helen Marie Franjesevic 84 of Akron peacefully passed away at home on January 4 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael; son Richard; parents Vance and Katherine Sokol; sister Catherine Bojo; daughter-in-law Tammy; and great-grandson Robert Jr. Helen is survived by her children Michael (Madeline) Paul (Carol) Edward (Lisa) Thomas (Kathi) Kathleen (Bruce) Barlow William and Vincent (Carrie); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother Joseph (Mary Jane) Sokol; sister-in-law Mary Pete; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was parishioner of Annunciation Catholic Church and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday January 8 2011 at Visitation of Mary (formerly Annunciation Catholic Church) 87 Broad St Akron. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home 500 E. Exchange St on Friday January 7 from 4-8 PM. Family requests that donations be made to Hospice of VNS 3558 Ridgewood Rd Akron OH 44333. A Mother's Love A mother's love makes home a place where happy thoughts reside. Her warmth and kindness welcome you and you feel safe inside. She dreams with you believes in you she's proud of all you are. She shares your cares reminding you her help is never far. She lets you know you mean so much and even when apart - A mother's love makes home a place you cherish in your heart.