May 24, 1949 - November 15, 2021
Helena Flora, 72, of Ridgewood, NY, passed away on November 15, 2021, surrounded by her beloved family at her daughter ‘s home in Medford, NY. She was born on May 24, 1949, in Nowy Sacz, Poland. Helena was one of four children to the late parents of Emilia and Wojciech Boszowski. She immigrated to the United States of America from Poland in the hopes of seeking the American dream. Helena was a strong, independent female that lived life on her own terms. During her lifetime she was employed in a myriad of professions - most notably as a butcher, a cook, and make-up brush factory worker. Later in life, she completed technical school and attained a position at Winthrop University Hospital. She achieved the title of Labor Delivery Unit support associate and worked at the hospital for over fifteen years, retiring at the age of 66. Her passions included vacationing in Upstate NY, her native Poland, Antigua, Croatia and Greece. She enjoyed visiting the theater, especially musicals. At home she was passionate about cooking, and watching her favorite TV shows such as Golden Girls, SVU, Judge Judy, and even professional wrestling. She was very fond of Tyler Perry’s Madea, as well as any movie that was featured on the Lifetime channel. Helena Flora was an avid gardener, and enjoyed spending quality time with her dog Sandy (Cindy). On weekends, she was a constant presence at her local church and the Our Lady of the Island Shrine in Manorville, NY. Loving Mother of Marta (Martusia) and Mother-in-law of Jaroslaw (Jerry) Stanczak. Cherished Grandmother of Joanna (Asia) and Michelle (Misia). “Babcia’s” guidance, direction, and exuberant love for life will be missed more than words can express. The visitation will be held at Robertaccio’s Funeral Home on November 20th 2021 at 4 P.M. Private burial service for family will take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on November 27th 2021 at 11 A.M.
Helena Flora, 72, of Ridgewood, NY, passed away on November 15, 2021, surrounded by her beloved family at her daughter ‘s home in Medford, NY. She was born on May 24, 1949, in Nowy Sacz, Poland. Helena was one of four children to the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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