Athanasisa “Sula” DiPento

Athanasisa “Sula” DiPento, 94, of Bradys Bend died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Chicora Medical Center.

Born May 18, 1925 in Nea Makri, Greece, she was the daughter of Rev. Antonio and Chrisanti (Mastrokalu) Helmi. 

On October 3, 1951, Sula married Veto DiPento at Holy Trinity Church in Vienna, Austria.  He preceded her in death on September 20, 2017.

Sula served in the Greek Military during World War II. Once moving to the United States, she held various secretarial positions in the area.

She was a member of St. Anthony Orthodox Church in Butler. She also was the food coordinator for the Bradys Bend Senior Center.

Sula is survived by many nieces, nephews and one sister in law; Marlene DiPento.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Veto, and 2 brothers; Scelio and Petro Helmi.

Friends of Athanasia “Sula” DiPento will be received from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, July 19, 2019 at Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 707 Kellys Way, East Brady, PA 16028

An Orthodox Funeral Service will be celebrated at 9:00 AM Saturday, July 20, 2019 at St. Anthony Orthodox Church (400 S. Sixth Avenue, Butler, PA 16001) with Rev. Bogdan Bucur officiating. 

Burial will follow in Nea Makri, Greece.

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