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AGE: 87 • Brick
Helen Baczewski(nee Yankulich),87, was born on July 13, 1925 passed away March 29, 2013 She was born in Ronco,Pa she was 1 of 13 children of Helen and John Yankulich moved to Jersey City, NJ at the age of 10 after the death of her mother, where she then met her husband and had three beautiful children. They built a house in New Milford, NJ and lived there for 30 years before moving to Jackson, NJ then over to Brick, NJ .
Helen worked for New Jersey Bell Telephone, (Verizon) for 25 years before retiring in 1990. After retiring, she was each and every grandchilds "built in babysitter" She never missed an event, school play, holiday, being part of vacations and making every day an adventure. All the while, playing a huge role in their development , guiding them with her kind, considerate, loving ways and helping them grow to be the successful compassionate adults they all are now.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Baczewski, Sr; her son Henry Baczewski, Jr. and her grandson Henry Baczewski, III. She is survived by her two daughters, Helen Clark and Terri DePaola and her husband Frank; her daughter-in-law Terry Baczewski, The loves of her life and the reason she lived such a long and very happy life- her grandchildren and great grandchildren Elizabeth and Jeff Sorensen and their three children Brandan, Anthony and Gabriella, Matt DePaola, Tom and Lindsay DePaola, John DePaola, Jennifer Baczewski, Gambel and Steve Darabos and Cassandra Clark.
She was the true meaning of a guardian angel- never a bad word or thought about anyone, always made you look past the bad and to see only the good; the forever protector, consoler, confidante, healer and best friend. We all let her go with great sadness and joy.
Her family In heaven is now rejoicing in her arrival, but we are left here, without her, but know that she is free of pain and will always be forever with us in our memories and hearts.
Visitation will be Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Weatherhead Young Funeral Home, 885 Mantoloking Road, Brick. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday 11:00 AM at Church of the Visitation, Brick. Interment will be private.
Weatherhead Young Funeral Home
885 Mantoloking Road Brick, NJ 8723
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 31, 2013