January 31, 1921 – May 3, 2018
Helen (Parda) Simcik, 97, widow of Anthony Simcik Sr., of Kensington, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Thursday, May 3, 2018. She was born in New Britain and was daughter of the late Stanley and Bronislawa (Bertha) Dabkowski. She was a graduate of E.C. Goodwin Regional Vocational Technical School, LPN Program- where she proudly found her passion for nursing. She was employed by HOCC at New Britain General and later was welcomed at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor. In her earlier years, Helen was very active with the New Britain Council of Catholic Women and St. Paul's Ladies Guild. She was a proud mom of an Eagle Scout and volunteered as a Cub Scout Den Mother. She greatly enjoyed gardening and spending time with family, especially during any holiday. She is survived and will be dearly missed by her two sons: Anthony J. Simcik Jr. and his wife Susan of Newington and Peter A. Simcik and his wife, Maggie of Berlin. Her sweet grandchildren: Amy Cook and her husband Cavin of Virginia and Christopher Simcik of New Milford, CT and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by an infant daughter, Eleanor Simcik, a brother Joseph Parda and three sisters: Sophie Simcik, Genevieve Parda and Veronica Molnar. Family and friends are invited to Celebrate her Life with a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10AM at St. Paul Parish, 485 Alling St., Kensington. Private burial services will follow. In lieu of flowers, Helen expressly requested donations be made to St. Paul School, 461 Alling Street, Kensington,CT 06037 For directions or online messages, please visit www.newbritainsagarino.com.
- Stanley Parda, Father
- Bronislawa "Bertha" (Dabkowski) Parda, Mother
- Anthony Simcik Sr., Husband
- Anthony and Susan Simcik Jr., Son
- Peter and Maggie Simcik, Son
- Eleanor Simcik, Daughter
- Joseph Parda, Brother
- Genevieve Parda, Sister
- Veronica Molnar, Sister
- Sophie Simcik, Sister
- Christopher Simcik, Grandson
- Amy and Cavin Cook, Granddaughter
- and numerous nieces and nephews.
- Please meet the family directly in Church Monday, May 7, 2018
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May 5, 2018
Dear Aunt Helen,
I was so happy to know you, always a smile and a story, and you sure loved your boys and your family, I miss you so much already. My sincerest condolences to Anthony, Sue, Peter, Maggie, Amy, Cavin, Chris and Lisa.
Love Bruce and Telissa ❤️
May 4, 2018
To Anthony, Peter and families ---- We extend our deepest sympathies on your loss. We have such good memories of Aunt Helen that will be cherish and hold in our hearts forever.
Love, Anne-Marie and Peter