Helen B. Podraza

November 30, 1924August 3, 2018

Loving grandmother of Michael Mroz and Jessica Mroz; cherished great-grandmother of Brendan Mroz; loving sister of Jean Pobuta. Preceded in death by her husband, the late Eugene Podraza, her daughter, the late Christine Mroz, and her siblings, the late Edward Szyszka, the late Celia Penze, and the late Chester Szyszka. Helen was born and raised in Chicago off of Augusta Boulevard. She was married to Eugene Podraza on September 29, 1945. Helen's parents, the late Andrew and Mary Szyszka, were both born in Poland. Funeral service Friday 9:30am from Malec & Sons Funeral Home, 6000 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, to St. Tarcissus Catholic Church for funeral mass at 10:00am. Interment Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. For more info, please call (773)-774-4100


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Helen B. Podraza

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Paul E. Szyszka

August 6, 2018

Aunt Helen Uncle Eugene & Chris along with Paul Szyszka at Paul's First
Communion May 1969