Helen T. Skomsky, 92, of Auburn, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Mrs. Skomsky was a life resident of the Auburn area, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Sypula Rybarczyk. She was a former employee of the Cayuga County Department of Social Services, retiring in 1990. She was a communicant of St. Hyacinth’s Church, and a former member of the church choir. She was an active and 50 year member of the Polish Falcons, Nest 430, and a member of the Legion of Honor. She was a supporter of the SPCA. She took great pride in her Polish heritage, and the fact that she was fluent in the Polish language. She was frequently called upon to translate letters from Poland, or to write letters going to Poland.
Contributions may be made in Helen’s memory to the Finger Lakes SPCA of Central New York, 41 York St., Auburn, NY 13021.