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Helen Smith

Helen K Smith (Kalafsky)

Friday, August 18th, 1933 - Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Helen K. Smith (nee Kalafsky), 86, of Carlstadt since 1960, passed away at home on November 10, 2019. For 20 years, she was a secretary at Sun Chemical in Carlstadt, retiring at the age of 65. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church and a member of the Carlstadt Senior Friendship Club. Helen enjoyed spending time at her home down the shore. Beloved wife of the late Philip J. Smith. Loving mother of Diana Smith-Gardinella, Phylis Jaworski, Karen Palermo and Helene Gentilello. Cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Raymond Kalafsky. Funeral departing from the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM for a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, East Rutherford at 9:30 AM. Cremation will be private. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Kimak Funeral Home, Inc.
    425 Broad Street
    CARLSTADT, NJ 07072
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  • Service

    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 9:30am
    St. Joseph's R.C. Church
    120 Hoboken Road
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    Fr. Arokiadoss Raji
  • Interment

    Private Cremation
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Caballero Family

Posted at 01:41pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Karen and John Timochko

Posted at 10:27am
Mrs Smith, John and I have known you and Mr smith for many years. We will never forget the good times at the parties by your daughter Helene’s house and also your trip to Tortola. May you Rest In Peace .
Love, Karen and John

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