In memory of
Erna Milukas, a long-time resident of Richmond Hill, NY, died on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at the age of 86. Erna was born November 17, 1933 to the late Johann and Olga (nee Lagsdin) Zwickis in Memel, Germany. In 1957 after coming to America, she married the love of her life, Kazys Milukas. Erna Lived a very full life. She was well-known for her gracious hospitality and great sense of humor. She lover her family and supported their activities and organizations, including the Lithuanian Cultural Center, NY Lithuanian School, and the Lithuanian Athletic Club. She was a great cook and an accomplished seamstress. She was recognized in the neighborhood as the "bicycle lady", because she rode her bicycle everywhere. She worked at various places, including KASA Lithuanian Bank and TWA. Later on in life, she attended the Ozone Park Senior Center. She will be sorely missed by all her friends and family. Erna was predeceased by her loving husband Kazys Milukas, her brother Willi Zwickis, and her sister Ruth Remeza.. Erna is survived by her brother and his wife, Heinz and Edelgard Zwickis; her brother-in-law, Ringa Remeza; her son and his wife, Joseph and Cheryl Milukas; her daughter, Kristina Pedote; her daughter and her husband, Loretta and Joe Curran; her son and his wife, Victor and Jennifer Milukas; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Interment will be at Cypress Hill Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY with immediate family attending. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the following not-for-profit charities: Catholic Charities Diocese of Brooklyn Queens https://www.ccbq.orq/give-donate/ Catholic Charities provides support for seniors and other programs in Queens and Brooklyn. Camp Neringa, Inc. https://neringa.org/donate/ Camp Neringa is a Lithuanian cultural camp in Vermont. Please note on the donation "ln Memory of Erna Milukas."
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