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Helen Richards Obituary

Helen Mary Elizabeth Richards
Helen Mary Elizabeth Richards

July 11, 1923 - August 12, 2019
Born in Jersey City, NJ
Resided in Hawthorne, NJ


Richards, Helen Mary Elizabeth, age 96, of Hawthorne, on Monday, August 12, 2019.

Born in Jersey City, Helen had resided in the Bronx before moving to Fair Lawn where she has resided for most of her life. She moved to Hawthorne five years ago. Helen had worked as a secretary in Manhattan before starting a family.

Helen was the beloved wife of the late George Richards (2005). Loving mother of Linda Follin and her husband Tom of Fairfax, Va, James Richards of Douglas, MA, and Betty Bukowiec and her husband Jim of Hawthorne. Grandmother of Kristin and her husband Greg, Megan, Louisa and her husband Scott, Jillian and her husband Matt, Lauren and her husband Steve, Amory, Dane and his wife Colleen, and the late Allison. Great grandmother of Jaiden, Colin, Thomas, Alison, Jack, Cora Mae, and Alex.

A Funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home prior to the service on Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.


Browning-Forshay Funeral Home
557 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ US 07506
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Browning-Forshay Funeral Home
557 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ US 07506
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
11:30 AM
George Washington Memorial Park
253 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ US 07653
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
12:30 PM


Alzheimers Association
400 Morris Avenue Suite 251
Denville, NJ 07834


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