Obituary of Helen Elizabeth Kruml
Helen began her life’s journey on April 23rd, 1952, in Chicago IL, and passed into eternal peace on Oct 30th, 2020.
Helen graduated from St. Francis High School in 1970 and received a BS in Education from the Loyola University in 1974. She was married to Alan on Feb 12th, 1977 and was a loving mother to her two children Erin and Geoffrey. Helen is survived by her husband Alan and her son Geoffrey. She survived the passing of her daughter in 2011, and breast cancer in 2012, but ultimately succumbed to complications from lymphoma.
Helen was passionate about teaching. She was a teacher for almost 40 years and taught 3rd and 4th grade at St. Teresa from Fall 2006 to Spring 2018, and continued to substitute teach at St. Teresa until 2020.
Helen had a very charitable heart and always willing to help those in need. She delighted in reading mysteries and watching detective shows. Helen was fond of traveling and taking morning walks in the local forest/park. She also enjoyed wine and visiting wineries with her husband. She loved the time she spent with her family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 7th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Teresa Church, 21370 St. Theresa Lane, Ashburn, VA 20147. The family requests a donation to the American Cancer Society, in lieu of sending flowers.