Helen Slivinski

Helen Slivinski, 89, of Oak Park and formerly of Berwyn, died on Jan. 4, 2019. 

A lifelong learner and educator, she retired as a librarian from Brook Park School in LaGrange Park and afterward volunteered for many years as a tutor in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago. 

She was a member of Third Unitarian Church in Austin, serving on their educational scholarship committee, and a longtime member of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO), where she continued her support of educational scholarship for young people. 

Ms. Slivinski was the wife of Paul Slivinski (who died on Oct. 15, 2018) for 62 years; the mother of Annie Slivinski, Lucy Slivinski and David Slivinski; and grandmother to Theo Glaser, Vanessa Slivinski, Kindra Slivinski and Matthew Slivinski. 

A celebration of her life is planned for spring 2019. Please contact hscelebrate@gmail.com for information.