Helen Varga Egeressy, 97, of Fairfield, wife of the late Paul Egeressy, died Sept. 14, 2010, in the Carolton Convalescent Home.

Born on July 15, 1913, she was the daughter of Julia and John Varga of Bridgeport. She was a resident of Fairfield for all but 11 years of her life. She worked at Bridgeport Molded Products and later retired from Sikorsky Aircraft. She was a member of the Milford Seniors, Grasmere Eldercare, Calvin Seniors, Friendship Circle and the Mission Guild of the Calvin United Church, formerly the Magyar Evangelical and Reformed Church, of which her parents were among the founders in 1926.

She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Gazdik of Fairfield and Roberta Yatsinko, and her husband, Michael, of Lebanon, Tenn.; a son, David Egeressy, and his wife ,Gail, of New York State; grandchildren, Leisa Gazdik of Milford; Wendy Wellington, and her husband, Robert, of Naugatuck; Jeffrey Gazdik of Fairfield; Karen White, and her husband, James, of Trumbull; Timothy Gazdik of Fairfield; Kevin Yatsinko and his wife, Jamey, of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; Carrie Spalin of Hermitage Tenn.; Sheri Strock, and her husband, Tyler, of LaFargeville, N.Y.; great-grandchildren, Bryan White, Tyler Wellington, Dallas Yatsinko, Brandon White and Taylor Strock; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. The funeral will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Rev. Alexander Havadtoy officiating. Burial will follow in Lawncroft Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, 386 Park Ave. South, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10016. To order flowers online, travel directions or to sign a guest register, visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com.