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In Memory of

Helen McCrudden

November 21, 1929 - January 6, 2018

Obituary


Helen Teresa McCrudden (Cull) passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 at the age of 88. She was born on November 21, 1929 to Catherine and Thomas Cull. She graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School & married the love of her life Robert Aloysius McCrudden on September 2, 1950. In 1959 Robert and Helen moved to Rockland County, where they lived in New City for 37 years and Jackson, NJ for the next 17 years. They lived out their final years in Old Tappan, NJ. Helen was a Secretary in the Town Clerks office of...

Helen Teresa McCrudden (Cull) passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 at the age of 88. She was born on November 21, 1929 to Catherine and Thomas Cull. She graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School & married the love of her life Robert Aloysius McCrudden on September 2, 1950. In 1959 Robert and Helen moved to Rockland County, where they lived in New City for 37 years and Jackson, NJ for the next 17 years. They lived out their final years in Old Tappan, NJ. Helen was a Secretary in the Town Clerks office of Clarkstown. She was a member of the St Augustine's Parish Players where she loved to sing and dance for many years in numerous plays. She loved playing ping pong & table shuffleboard. But her favorite pastime was playing cards and especially "Crazy Eights!" She was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Helen is survived by her beloved six children; Robert Jr (Barbara Oro), Mary (Michael) Cotter, Steven, Michael (Karen Burke), Diane (Don) O'Brien and Barbara (Glenn) Mansfield. 13 grandchildren; Jennifer (Phillip) Milidantri, Christina (John) Madigan, James (Jennifer) Cotter, Sean (Debra) Cotter, Robert, Kaitlyn and Michael McCrudden, Samantha, Nicole and Amanda O'Brien, and Melissa, Ryan and Kristen Mansfield. 14 Great-grandchildren; Austin, Julianna, Ella and Callen Milidantri, Shannon, Megan and Gracie Madigan, Mikey, Julie and Maddie Cotter, and Mary, Noelle, Scarlett and Savannah Cotter. She was predeceased by her loving husband Bob, who passed only 6 months ago.

The McCrudden family will receive family and friends on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 4-7 at Michael J Higgins Funeral Services, New City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at St Augustine's Church in New City at 10:00 am, Burial will follow at the Frederick W Loescher Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, New Hempstead. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Helen T McCrudden's name may be made to the American Lung Association and Valley Hospice of NJ.