Helen Cvanciger Bredice, age 53, an executive assistant for General Electric Co. in Fairfield with 29 years of service, died suddenly on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 in St. Vincent Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport on January 14, 1951, she was the daughter of late George and Helen Rabik Cvanciger. Mrs. Bredice grew up in Stratford and was a 1969 graduate of Stratford High School and the Butler Business Institute. A Monroe resident for 20 years, she was an avid reader, enjoyed skiing and bowling and had previously played softball.
She is survived by her husband, James L. Bredice, a brother, George Cvanciger of Woodbury, a niece, Grace Cvanciger of Woodbury, a number of additional family members and a large group of loving friends.
Funeral services will take place on Friday, August 20, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10:00 a.m. in St. Jude Church, Monroe for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be announced. Friends may call on Thursday from 4-8 p.m