Helena Krol Mika
August 7, 1927 – February 12, 2014
Helena Krol Mika, age 86, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Calvert Manor Healthcare Center in Rising Sun, MD.
Born in Lublin, Poland, on August 7, 1927, Helena was a holocaust survivor. She immigrated to the United States with her husband and infant son in 1950. The family resided in Northeast Philadelphia for many years. Helena spent the last several years living alternately with both her son’s and daughter’s families.
In addition to her parents, Helena was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Zygmunt. She is survived by her son, Robert (“Step”) Mika and wife Signe of Elkton, MD; daughter, Christine Kruszewski and husband Francis of Gaithersburg, MD; granddaughters, Courtney Greer and husband Daniel of Coatesville, PA and Dr. Emily Mika of Scottsdale, AZ; grandsons, Dr. Matthew Kruszewski and Adam Kruszewski both of Gaithersburg, MD; and her two special blessings, great grandchildren, Mason Greer and Anna Greer.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at The Chapel of Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, 654 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd., P.O. Box 2049, Doylestown, PA 18901.