Obituary: Helen Podgurski, Retired Office Manager in Natural Sciences and Mathematics

June 6, 2014

Helen E. Podgurski, 93, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, retired office manager in the Office of the Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences, died May 5.

She was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of World War II.

She joined the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office in 1971 as a head clerk and was promoted to head administrative clerk in 1980. Two years later, she was appointed assistant manager of the college’s database management system. In 1990, she was promoted to staff associate/office manager for the dean of natural sciences and mathematics. She retired in 1993.

She leaves her daughter Cheryl A. Stone and son Henry Andy Pogurski, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.