Helen M. Pinkowski age 85 a long time resident of Madison Heights, Michigan passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014. Helen was born November 14, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, beloved wife of Chester. Dear mother of Carol (Michael) Budnick, loving grandmother of Daryl, Eric and Cara and great grandmother of Alexis and Gage. Helen was predeceased by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a scripture service Wednesday 7:00 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home 30351 Dequindre Madison Heights, Michigan 48071. In state Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. until time of mass 11:00 a.m. St. Louise de Marillac Church 2500 E. 12 Mile Rd. Warren, Michigan 48091. Burial Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township, Michigan.