Helen Bonavito

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Rezem Funeral Home
457 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

11:30 am
Monday, September 25, 2017
Rezem Funeral Home
457 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Cross Burial Park
840 Cranbury Road
Jamesburg, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Helen Bonavito

Helen Marie Starko Bonavito, age 90, died on September 17, 2017 surrounded by her loving daughters Jacqui and Janis.

Helen was a talented artist and attended Arts High School in Newark, NJ where she met her husband, Ted. She was proud of her early career as a research librarian for the Newark Public Library. She also worked as an interior designer, decorative tile artist and photographer stylist. In later years Helen worked as a volunteer for the East Brunswick Public Library

Helen was admired for her witty remarks and positive attitude. She was a joy to everyone whose lives she touched and a great pal to her daughters.

Helen was predeceased by her parents, husband, Ted, and sister, Jane. She is survived by her daughters Jacqui and Janis.

A visitation will be held Sunday, September 24, from 2-5pm at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, September 25 at 11:30am. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 840 Cranbury Road, Jamesburg, NJ 08831.

Memorials may be made to:

The Newark Public Library, http://npl.org/about-the-library/get-involved/

The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation, http://foundation.ebpl.org/

Newark Public Radio, WBGO Jazz88.3FM, http://wbgo.org/

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