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With a sad heart, we announce the passing of our mama, babcia, and prababcia.

Helena (nee Juszczyk) Maca, daughter of Anna & Pawel Juszczyk, born on February 21, 1927 in Poland, died on April 30, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Wife of the late Stanislaw; mother of: Krystyna (Stan Hurd); the late Bronislaw (Diane); Stefan S. (Daniella); and Bogdan.

Grandmother of: Suzanna Maca Koivun; Stefan M. Maca (Karen); Janette (nee Maca) Kuhn (Paul); Michelle (nee Maca) Candelaria (Chris); Michael Posvenski (Sonia Bowers); and Krystyna Anna Posvenski.

Great-grandmother of: Ela, Julia, and Stefan Koivun; Maddie, Stevie, Lily, Abby, and Joey Maca; Alex and Lauren Grygo; Payton Kuhn; Mia, Nicole, and Allison Candelaria.

Sister to the late Bronislaw Juszczyk and his late wife, Wiktoria;

Aunt to Teddy Juszczyk (Nancy) and Jane Juszczyk;

Great-Aunt to Jill (nee Juszczyk) Voelker (Jason, and children Jack and Lauren); Thomas Juszczyk; and Michael Juszczyk.

She also leaves behind family and friends in Poland and throughout the States.


Visitation Tuesday 3-8 PM at Malec & Sons Funeral Home, 6000 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. Prayers Wednesday at 9 AM at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 N Talcott, Chicago. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, please make any donations in memory of Helena to the Rainbow Hospice Ark at https://rainbowhospice.org/make_a_gift/