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AGE: 92 • East Newark
Helen C. Yankowski, of East Newark, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at The Renaissance Rehabilitation and Care Center in Lincoln Park, at the age of 92. Born in Mt. Carmel, PA on Nov. 12, 1921, Helen moved to New Jersey where she met and married Michael C. Yankowski of Harrison. She was a loving homemaker who also worked part time for the East Newark School System as a Cafeteria Aide. Helen resided in East Newark for more than 50 years before moving to live with her daughter, Barbara in Livingston. Helen was a life member of the East Newark Senior Citizens Club and a former East Newark Senior Citizen of the Year. She was a member for many years of the Holy Cross Rosary and Vincentian Societies.
Predeceased by her husband, Michael, Helen is survived by her daughter, Barbara of Livingston; her son, Michael and his wife Laurie of Debary, Florida; and her former daughter in-law, Gina of Pt. Pleasant. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Helen's Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Her interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Arrangements are by the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. Respects may be paid from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to
, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or care of Mulligan Funeral Home. For information or directions, please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome.org.
Mulligan Funeral Home
327-331 Cleveland Avenue
Harrison, NJ 07029
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 11, 2014