Helen H. MacKenzie
AGE: 96 • Whiting
Helen H. MacKenzie, 96, of Whiting, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Pines at Whiting. Born in Bayonne, she lived there and in Watchung before moving to Whiting in 1978. Helen worked for Western Electric in Kearny. She entertained with the Jersey Shore Seniors, professional dancers, for seven years. They performed in Washington D.C. for Congress at the Governor's Fair, Cherry Hill; at Great Adventure, Jackson and Logan Manor Nursing Home, Whiting. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting.
Helen was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Petraccaro and her husband of 18 years, Hugh MacKenzie in 2002; two brothers, Joseph and Edward Holton and one sister, Elizabeth Holton. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy-Jo Kubicka and her husband, Kenneth; three step-children, Ron and Marylou MacKenzie and Hugh MacKenzie Jr. and two grandchildren, Kimberly Rennie and Kathy Bliss.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, with a service at 3 p.m. at Manchester Memorial Funeral Home, 28 Schoolhouse Road, Whiting. Interment will be private. For information, directions and condolences, please visit our website at manchestermemorial.net