May 10, 1924 - April 16, 2017
Born in Tahanroh, Ukraine
Resided in Branchburg, NJ
Helena Rochman (Helen), 92, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2017 at Arbor Glen in Bridgewater. Helen was born in Tahanroh, Ukraine in 1924. She met her husband Dmytro in Germany after World War II and then immigrated to the U.S. in 1950. Prior to residing at Arbor Glen for 5 years, Helen resided in Branchburg for more than 55 years and later retired from Ortho Pharmaceuticals in Raritan after many years of service.
She was very active in her church, St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hillsborough, and also St. Andrews Ukrainian Orthodox Church in South Bound Brook. She was also a member of the Branchburg Senior Citizens
Helen loved to garden, cook, bake, especially all her Ukrainian specialties.
She is preceded in death by her beloved parents; her beloved husband of 34 years, Dmytro; her son, Jerry and his wife Luba and their son Thomas Rochman all of Rowland Heights, California.
She will be sadly missed by her 2 dear sons, Bohdan and wife Claudia Rochman of Whitehouse Station, NJ and Nicholas Rochman of Oxford, NJ. Babcza (affectionately known as) will be missed by her 4 cherished grandchildren, Rebecca, Sally, Justin, and Ellen; 3 adored great-grandchildren, Brittany, Christian, and Samantha; and her wonderful close friend, Simeon.
Viewing will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 4:00-8:00pm with an Eastor Parastofs at 6:00pm at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876.
Funeral services will start with a prayer at 9:00am at the funeral home on Friday, April 21, 2017 followed by a 10:00am funeral service at St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church 1700 Brooks Blvd, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844.
Interment will follow at St. Andrews Ukrainian Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to at St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church 1700 Brooks Blvd, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844.
Condolences may be sent to www.branchchburgfuneralhome.com
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