Helen M. Raffety

Helen M. Raffety, nee Hylsky, 85, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Thursday, October 2, 1924, in East St. Louis, IL, died Friday, January 1, 2010 in Fairview Heights IL.

Mrs. Raffety worked as a retired Butcher for Hunter Packing. She was a member of Monday Morning Senior Bowling League and actively involved with Cornerstone Christian Church for 56 years.

She is preceded in death by:
  • Son: David Raffety
  • Parents: Anton and Johanna nee Kek, Hylsky
  • Brother: Edward Hylsky
She is survived by:
  • Husband of 68 years: Forrest E. Raffety of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Children
    • Danny L. (Peggy) Raffety of Maryville, IL
    • Diana (Don) Grammer of Louisville, KY
    • Joyce (Charles) Williams of Havana, FL
  • Sister: Yarmilla 'Babe' (Robert) Powell of Fairview Heights, IL
  • 9 Grandchildren
  • 20 Great Grandchildren
  • Many Nieces, Nephews and Friends
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Cornerstone Christian Church.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm Monday, January 4, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11am Tuesday January 5, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rick Hodshire officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL

Condolences left for Helen M. Raffety: