Helen Leise

Obituary of Helen Leise

On October 28, 2013, our beloved mother, Helen Leise, of Edison NJ, formerly of Sullivan, ME, left this earth on her final journey. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, on March 20, 1920. In her younger years, Helen worked for Viking Voyage and Wellsback Electric in Manhattan. She also had been a lunch associate at Lincoln School. Helen was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Leo, her sisters Ann Chess, Emilia Glibowski, and Aldona Urban. She is survived by her children, Patricia Spano, FR. Leo V Leise, SJ, Timothy Leise; her sisters, Albina Levine and Frances Vidiksis. She was the proud and loving grandmother of Jeff Spano and his wife Debra, Dan Spano and his wife Beth, and Matthew Leise, great grandmother of Abigail, Meredith and Sophia Spano, and several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Services are Saturday, November 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at the Boylan Funeral Home, 10 Wooding Avenue, Edison, followed by an 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Matthew's RC Church in Edison; entombment to follow at Clover Leaf Park Cemetery in Woodbridge. Family and friends may visit on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers contributions to Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center; Pancreatic Cancer, Lustgarten Foundation, or "BIC"- Brain Injured Children in Sayreville NJ, would be appreciated.
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