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Heleneh Z. Barcham
May 1934 August 2010
Heleneh Barcham, 76, of Modesto, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Modesto on Saturday. She was born in Mosoul, Iraq to Wanna and Goliza Barcham. Heleneh lived in Iraq and Jordan and later moved to Chicago. Less than a year ago she moved to Modesto to be near family members. She spent 60 years of her life in service to her family. After the deaths of family members, Heleneh stepped in and became like a mother to help raise several nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered for her life of service. She will live in the hearts of her family forever.
Heleneh is survived by a sister, Madlain Dadesho of Modesto; and many nieces and nephews in Modesto, Chicago and Canada. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her brothers, Esha, Esho and Stephanos Barcham.
A funeral service to honor Heleneh will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1 at St. George Assyrian Church, 3900 Brickit Court, Ceres, CA  95307. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park in Turlock.
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