Helen Koeck

Helen K. (nee Yawit), 89, of Wayne, on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she lived in Paterson before moving to Wayne. Helen held various administrative jobs which included Lloyd Williams Clothing, Riese Madison Park, Inc, and the Kamienski Funeral Homes, Inc. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Andrew the Apostle R.C. Church in Clifton. Helen was the beloved wife of 40 years to the late Henry J. Koeck, devoted mother of Henry Paul Koeck, and his wife Margaret, of Lindenhurst, IL, loving grandmother of Laura Miller, and her husband Jason, Elizabeth Hodge, and her husband Christopher, and great-grandchildren Tyler and Matthew Miller, and Grace and Grace and Owen Hodge, dear sister of Joseph Yawit, and his wife Clair, Frederick Yawit, and his wife Kity, and the late Anthony and Walter Yawit, and Sophie Yawit Jowaiszas, cherished aunt of Valerie, Beverly, Barbara and Freddy, Lisa and Todd, Thea, John and Jill, Ruth, Carol, and the late Joanne Jowaiszas and Thomas Yawit, dear friend of Debbie and Michael Bierach and Paul J. Kamienski. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Saturday, 9:15 AM, from the Kamienski Funeral Home, 106 Locust Avenue, Wallington, and 10 AM at St. Andrew the Apostle R.C. Church, Clifton. Interment Immaculate Comception Cemetery, Upper Montclair. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation, 1373 Broad Street, Suite 300A, Clifton, NJ 07013, in memory of Helen K. Koeck, would be appreciated.

Funeral Home

Kamienski Funeral Home
106 Locust Avenue Wallington, NJ 07057
(973) 779-1967
Published in The Record/Herald News on Feb. 20, 2014