Helen Anna Popielarski, 94, of Milford, worked in the cafeteria at Simon Lake Elementary School, died Oct. 8.

Predeceased by husband, Matthew Frank Popielarski and parents, Frank and Rose Petrykowska Zych.

Born Nov. 28, 1920, in Paterson, N.J.; volunteer for the American Red Cross since World War II.

Survived by two children, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandson, two sisters and a brother.

Visiting hours: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10-1, Smith Funeral Home, 135 N Broad Street, Milford; service at 12:30. Burial will follow in King’s Highway Cemetery.

Memorial contributions: American Red Cross, Milford Chapter, 1 Plymouth Place, P.O. Box 390, Milford, CT 06460.