Helen K. Merlock, 102, of Dorothy, Weymouth Twp. Passed away peacefully Thurs. March 8 in the arms of her daughter.
Helen was born in LeRoy, NY and moved to Dorothy in the early forties where she and he husband built their home. Helen worked as a waitress at Buena Vista CC, Harding House and many other restaurants. For many years ironing became part of her life and was able to stay at home to raise her children. She was able to iron up to 98 years old and would have continued if her health allowed her to.
Predeceased by her Husband John of 54 years and is survived by her son John “Jack” (Patti) grandchildren Jaci and Jen, Carol Walsh (Brian) Mom Mom to Brianne, Tristan, Devan and Kieran.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, March 12 at 11 am. Viewing will be held before the Mass at 9:30, St Bernard’s Mission Church, Penna. Ave., Dorothy. Interment will be private for the Family.
In lieu of flowers to honor the legacy of Helen donations may be made to Dorothy Vol. Fire Company, PO Box 227, Dorothy, NJ 08317.