Helen A. Swapa, nee Szczesny, age 84 of Poplar Grove, IL, formerly of North Riverside, IL, beloved wife of the late Chester G., loving mother of Nancy (Mark) Petersen, cherished grandmother of Jennifer (David) Bruns and Shaun Petersen and great-grandmother of Marie Bruns, fond sister of Leona (late Everett) Cole, Stanley (Rose) Szczesny and the late Frank Szczesny, dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday June 20, 3:00pm to 8:00pm and Friday, June 21, 9:00 am until time of Catholic Chapel Service 10:00am at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home 2447 S. DesPlaines Ave., North Riverside. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Luncheon to follow cemetery service at the Landmark Banquet Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to The Mater Christi Parish Building Fund, North Riverside, IL, Veterans of Foreign Wars USA, www. vfw.org or Disabled America Veterans Foundation of Illinois, www.dav.org. Info: 708-447-2500 or www.kuratko-nosek.com.