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Anna Helen Risch


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Anna Helen Risch

AGE: 97 • Brick

Anna Helen Risch, age 97, of Brick, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, at Brandywine Reflections in Brick. Born and raised in Irvington, NJ, she moved to Brick in 1976. She worked in marketing at New Jersey Bell Telephone in Newark for 40 years before her retirement. Anna was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America HG McCaully Downstate Council in Asbury Park; the Rosary Altar Society and the Miryam Ministry of St. Dominic's Church in Brick where she was a parishioner; a volunteer at Ocean Medical Center for over 22 years; and she also served as District Deputy of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Bonaventure and St. Maximillian Kolbe. Anna was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Josephine Risch and her sister Julia Risch. She is survived by her cousins Pat Bullens and her husband Charles of Middletown, RI; William Murphy of Oreland, PA; and John Murphy of Elizabeth, NJ; Joan McCall and her husband Louis and the McCall family of Voorhees, NJ; and her dear friend and former caretaker, Katherine Savine of Toms River. Visiting hours are Friday, July 7, 2017, from 5 - 7 pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Highway 88, Brick. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 am at St. Dominic's Church, Brick. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ. Donations in Anna's memory can be made the St. Dominic's School, 250 Old Squan Rd., Brick, NJ 08724. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.colonialfuneralgroup.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 5, 2017
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