Helen V. Ivory, 92, of Union, New Jersey passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Cranford Health and Extended Care Center.
Helen was born on May 10, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late Robert Hargrave Greene, Sr. and Lillie Mae Snead. She was a 1945 graduate of Irvington High School and a 1948 graduate of Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing, Newark, NJ.
Helen worked as a Head Nurse in Pediatrics/Nursery at East Orange General Hospital from 1956-1992. She was a long-time member of Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church where she was a deacon and a devoted member of the choir. She adored cats and loved needlepoint, creating projects for all her family. .
Helen was predeceased by her husband, Richard G Ivory, Sr. and sister, GeorgieAnn Shannon. She was the loving mother of daughter, Virginia Brinkerhoff and husband Tod and son, Richard G. Ivory, Jr. and cherished grandmother of Amy Woodward and husband Brian, Kristin Vitale and husband Don, Joseph Ivory and wife Johnna, Richard G. Ivory III, and fiancé Kari Mastrocola and beloved great gram of Jacob Woodward, Jenna Vitale, Brayden Woodward, Alexa Vitale, Alyssa Ivory, Calvin Ivory and Eloise Ivory. In addition, she is survived by her brother, Robert Greene.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00-11:30 am at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Avenue, Union, NJ. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 am in the funeral home. An entombment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Helen’s name to Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, General Fund, 888 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, NJ 07083.
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