Dee Mikelskas

Dee Mikelskas

Dee Mikelskas passed away peacefully in her home on November 4, 2019, surrounded by the family she loved so much. She lived the last 10 months of her life courageously fighting brain cancer. Dee was born Doris Frances Porch in Waterbury Connecticut on June 18 1945 to Newell and Mary Porch. She married her husband of 51 years, Bob Mikelskas in 1968 and moved to State College, Pennsylvania. Dee and Bob relocated to Reston Virginia in 1972. Dee was known for her service to others, especially her parents for whom she served as caregiver for over 20 years, and for her friendly, outgoing demeanor. Dee is survived by her husband Bob of Reston, Virginia; her son Bob Jr. and Katherine Anderson of White Hall, Maryland; her daughter Mary Aikens and her husband Glenn of Raleigh North Carolina; her grandchildren Kerri Aikens of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Stephen Aikens of Raleigh North Carolina, Shannon Aikens of Blacksburg, Virginia, and Reed Mikelskas, Kendall Mikelskas, Brooke Mikelskas and Payton Mikelskas of White Hall Maryland; her brothers Newell Porch of Torrington, Connecticut and Brian Porch of Bluffton, South Carolina. Dee was preceded in death by her mother, Mary, who passed away on June 16, 2019. Dee is a graduate of Post College in Waterbury, Connecticut. She worked for Cummins Allison Corp. until 1993. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, November 8, 10:30 a.m., at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11900 Lawyers Rd, Reston, VA. A private family interment will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine, PO Box 17029, Baltimore, Maryland 21297-1029.
June 18, 1945 - November 4, 201906/18/194511/04/2019
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Dee Mikelskas passed away peacefully in her home on November 4, 2019, surrounded by the family she loved so much. She lived the last 10 months of her life courageously fighting brain cancer.Dee was born Doris Frances Porch in Waterbury Connecticut on June 18 1945 to Newell and Mary Porch. She married her husband of 51 years, Bob Mikelskas in 1968 and moved to State College, Pennsylvania. Dee and Bob relocated to Reston Virginia in 1972.Dee was known for her service to others, especially h...

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11/08/2019 10:30 AMOffline Friday, November 08 2019
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St. John Neumann Catholic Church
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Reston, RestonVA 20191
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