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Helen Shapanus

Helen J. Shapanus (Tobin)

Monday, March 13th, 1933 - Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Helen J. Shapanus (nee Tobin), 86, of Roseland, died on May 7, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Relatives and friends are invited for visitation on Friday from 4-8 pm in the Shook-Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday 10 am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, Roseland, NJ. Cremation services will be private.
Condolences and memories may be shared at shookfarmer.com.
Helen grew up in Maizeville, PA, lived in Shenandoah, PA and settled in Roseland over 40 years ago. A founding member of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Roseland, she was active within her church community, particularly the Rosary Society. She was a volunteer for the Verona Father''s Missionary, and the Nutley Senior Citizen''s Club. Above all she cherished the time spent with friends and family.
She is pre-deceased by her husband, John Shapanus and her second husband of 22 years, William, who he lovingly nicknamed, Buddy and her siblings.
Surviving are her beloved children, John and his wife Sharon, Patricia Harper, Thomas and his wife Barbara, William and his wife Laura, and Robert; loving grandchildren, Jennifer, David, William, Michael, Meagan, Trey, Brian, Finn, and Jake; four cherished great-grandchildren and one special blessing on the way.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the St. Catherine of Siena Healthcare Center, 1 Ryerson Ave., Caldwell, NJ 07006.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 10th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, May 10th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
    Address
    45 Roseland Avenue
    Roseland, NJ 07068
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  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church
    Address
    28 Livingston Avenue
    Roseland, NJ 07068
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    Please gather at the funeral home at 9:00 am. Prayers will begin in the funeral home at 9:30 am.

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45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com