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Helen Marie (Bilquist) Zygai

November 17, 1934 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 85)


Helen Marie (Bilquist) Zygai, 85, of Hazen Richardsville Road, Brookville, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor.

She was born in Richardsville on November 17, 1934, a daughter of the late Doyle Alvah Stewart and Ethel Annie (Bedell) Stewart.

Helen was a member of the Richardsville Methodist Church, where she was very involved with Ladies Aide.

She was the wife of Robert Edward Bilquist.  He preceded her in death on June 10, 1987.  She later became the wife of Raymond J. Zygai, who also precedes her in death.

Helen worked at Sylvania and Brockway Glass for many years.

She enjoyed attending church functions and musical events all over the local area.

She is survived by one son, Jeff Bilquist and wife Julie of Brookville; two grandchildren, Robert James Bilquist and Geena Long and husband Joshua, all of Brookville; one great grandson, Sawyer Long; one sister, Mary Jean Heilbrun of Brookville.

Preceded in death by her parents, husband’s Robert and Raymond; one brother, John Albert Stewart; one sister, Verda Evelyn Shaffer.

A private graveside service was held on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Riggs Cemetery, Warsaw Township.



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