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Helena Krol Mika  

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.

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  1. Alice (szczesmiak) Cadden, February 15, 2014

    My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Pani Mikova was a special neighbor and friend. I have so many happy memories growing up sharing lots of fun , holidays and times with her and Chris and Step. Love you and hope peace surrounds you in this most difficult time.

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  2. Dennis and Diana Dool, February 15, 2014

    Our dear friends mother, we will always remember happily cooking
    In her kitchen. May her jolly soul rest in peace with her dear husband
    Ziggy.
    Love, D&D

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  3. Julie Fausnaugh, February 15, 2014

    Step, Siggy, Courtney & Emily,

    So sorry to hear about Babcia. I am sure she is doing the polka with
    Dzia-Dzia in heaven. I can still remember watching Dzia-Dzia play the accordion and sing while Babcia danced when we were little in Breezewood. She was always such a sweet lady. She was very lucky to have such wonderful care from all of you over the last few years! Hugs to you all…Julie

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  4. Siggy Mika, February 16, 2014

    Although we are all saddened by the loss of dear Babcia, we are sure she is rejoicing in her reunion with the love of her life, Dzia Dzia.

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  5. Mr.&Mrs.Billings (ministers), February 17, 2014

    Dear Mika Family, My wife and I are very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear love one. We know this is a difficult time for you. We want to share something with you that has comforted us during times like these. It is comforting to know that God never meant for us to experience this kind of pain.(Romans5:12)(James 1:13) He has made provisions through his son Jesus to awaken all our love ones asleep in death.(John 11:25)(John 5:28,29) God has also promised to wipe out all tears,pain,sorrow and death forever. These promises in the bible will soon be a reality.(Psalms 37:10,11&29) They give us hope and comfort knowing we will see our love ones again. We pray that your family find peace and comfort in God’s promises for the future.

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  6. Ingrid and Joe Picco, February 21, 2014

    Dear Step, Siggy, Chris and Fran,

    Our family always felt a special closeness to Babcia and we will all miss her greatly. She was a strong, funny and giving lady. I know she is now reunited with many friends and family and will be keeping watch over her wonderful family who made her last years happy ones. Our love and sincere sympathy to all of you.

    Ingrid and Joe

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  7. Cheryl and Art Ruiz, February 21, 2014

    Our thoughts and prayers are with our dear friends on the loss their Mother and Grandmother.

    Love you all so much, Art and Cheryl Ruiz

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