Helena (Helen) was born March 6, 1906 in Poland. She was the first born of 6 children. She came to America in 1911 with her mother and sister, Kasimira (Mary) and her Uncle Anthony to meet up with her father who had arrived almost a year earlier.
Helen went to St. Cassimer Elementary school with her sister. It was taught by Phoenician nuns.
Helen married Martin Kreski (born September 18, 1899). They had 4 children, Martin Jr, Eugene and twins Raymond & Alice. They had 6 grandchildren, Kenneth, Mary Alice, Raymond, Susan, Christopher, and Lisa.