Helene Meyerhoffer

Helen Meyerhoffer from Newton, NJ passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning December 21, 2021 at her home in Bristol Glen Assisted Living with her beloved daughter by her side. She was 93 years old.

She was born May 14, 1928 and raised in Paterson, NJ, where she has lived most of her life. In 1994, Helen moved to Hampton Township, NJ, and more recently to her home in Bristol Glen.

Daughter of the late John and Helen (née Moore) Whitcroft. Helen was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She had been active with the Sparta Monday Ladies Bowling League, the Hampton Commons Seniors, the Hampton Township Municipal Senior Group, as well as a long-time volunteer with the Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church Thrift Shop, Newton.

Helen was predeceased by her devoted husband, Michael, in 1987; his beloved son Michael John in 1997; and his “little brother” John “Jack” Whitcroft in 2013.

She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter, Kathleen, and her husband, Leo DeVincenzi of Thendara, NY; his sister, Mary Casperson of Queensbury, NY; her lifelong friend, Catherine Hartman of Lincoln Park, NJ; as well as his granddaughters, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Helen also wanted to thank all the staff at Bristol Glen for making her stay a memorable one, especially her ‘favorites’ (and you know who you are) the helpers on the 3rd floor who looked after her with love and dignity, and the fabulous Activity Crew / manicure including her adopted granddaughter!

Private cremation is handled at the convenience of the family. Visitations and memorial services will be held on April 8 and 9. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to the Bristol Glen Benevolent Fund at 200 Bristol Glen Drive, NJ 07860. Arrangements have been made by Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home.


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