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Date of Birth: February 14, 1931

Date of Death: January 03, 2022

Helen Frances Faciana, 90, passed away on January 3rd, 2022 at Boswell Hospital in Sun City following a brief illness. Helen was born on February 14, 1931 to Joseph and Mary Glista in Redstone, Pa. In 1950, Helen married Elmer A. Barney whom they shared 35 years of marriage together where they raised their five children on a small farm in Ohio until they moved to Sun City in 1976. In 1989 she married Joseph J. Faciana and spent 17 years together until his death in 2006. Helen was a member of St. Joachim and St. Ann in Sun City and was an usher for many years. She enjoyed playing Bingo, scrabble and going to the casinos with Joe. Helen was preceded in death by her son, Elmer Barney. She is survived by her children Agnes Spencer, Linda Joseph, Debra Sexton (Eugene), Frank Barney (Elaine) and daughter-in-law Gloria Barney. She had 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Service Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in memory of Helen to Northwest VA Clinic, Surprise, AZ or Ironwood Cancer and Research Center, 14810 N. Del Webb Blvd Unit 3, Sun City, AZ 85351. Visitation will be a Best Funeral Services in Peoria, AZ on January 14th from 8:30am - 9:30am followed by a mass at St. Joachim and St. Anne church at 10 am.