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Helen Marie Graf

December 24, 1931 ~ July 15, 2020 (age 88)

Obituary

Helen Marie Graf, 88 of Berkeley Township, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. Helen was born December 24, 1931 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late Thomas and Elizabeth Haggerty. She was a loving mother, devoted wife and proud grandmother. Helen served her community as a Registered Nurse and impacted the lives of many people. She was known for her delicious cheesecake, and she loved animals. Helen enjoyed sewing and made most of her own clothing. She will be greatly missed.

Helen is predeceased by her parents, her husband, John Graf; her brother, Thomas Haggerty and her sister Ruth Einhorn.

Helen is survived by her children, sons, Thomas Graf and his wife Cheryl of Whiting; Robert Graf of Toms River; daughter, Debra Graf of Manchester; 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, July 17, 2020 from 9am to 10am at Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St Catherine Blvd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30am, Friday, July 17, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Toms River, with burial to follow at St. Gertrude Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, New Jersey.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in honor of Helen to an Animal Rescue of your choosing.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 17, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals- SCB
145 St. Catherine Blvd
TOMS RIVER, NJ 08755

Funeral Service
Friday
July 17, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church
Hooper Avenue
TOMS RIVER, NJ 08753

Burial

St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave.
COLONIA, NJ 07067

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