- Deceased's name: Helen Koc
- Age: 81
- Date: Nov. 10, 2010
- Hometown: Royal Oak
- Survived by: her husband, Edward; children Steven and Hari Khalsa (Hans); grandchildren, Sham and Narayan; and sister, Anna Maxim.
She received a Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance at Oakland University. She did her undergraduate studies at Wayne State University.
Helen was a teacher in the Detroit and Madison Heights School Districts for 35 years.
She was known for her cooking skills, from gourmet meals to large parties. Her specialty was Albanian cuisine.
She was a first generation American and a lifelong member of St. Thomas Orthodox Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Orthodox Church, 29150 W. Ten Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48336. Visitation at church begins 10a.m.
Memorial tributes were suggested to the church; arrangements, A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors, Royal Oak.