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Harriett Mika's Passing

Harriett Mika, wife of Past VEA President Walter Mika, Jr., passed away on March 11.  Please see the notice below sent from Nancy Perkins in the Fairfax Education Association office. 

Many of you may know Walt and Harriet Mika. Harriet was a highly regarded teacher at Woodson HS for decades. Sadly, she lost her battle with lung cancer on Monday. Listed below are the memorial and funeral details:

Visitations will be held Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, (9902 Braddock Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032) on Sunday, March 17, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (4801 Ravensworth Rd, Annandale, Virginia) on Monday, March 18 at 11:00 am with reception to follow. A private burial will follow the funeral services at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation in Harriet's name to either the Fairfax County Retired Educators, Scholarship Fund at PO Box 75, Fairfax, VA 22038-0075 or to Frying Pan Farm Park at

If you wish to send a card or note to Walt, his address is 5612 Eastbourne Drive, Springfield, VA  22151.

Click here for a link to Harriett's obituary.

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