Helen M. Clark, 89, of Farmingdale passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Spring Village at Galloway, Galloway Township. She was born in Milford and raised in Frenchtown, graduating from Frenchtown High School in 1947. Helen moved to Farmingdale in 1955 and had lived there for over 60 years before moving to Spring Village at Galloway in 2015. She worked as a bookkeeper for Javes Bakery, Milford prior to working for Compounders Inc., Farmingdale for 10 years. Helen was a member of the Pierce Memorial Presbyterian Church, Farmingdale since 1961. She was an Ordained Elder, Clerk of Session, and an Ordained Deacon. Helen was also a member of the ladies guild and sang in the church choir.
Helen was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Eugene Clark in 2013 and sister, Audrey Barrick in 2008. She is survived by her twin children, Deborah J. Banasz and her husband, Bruce of Ventnor and Douglas E. Clark and his wife, Kathleen of Fredericksburg, VA; grandchildren, Michael B. Banasz and his wife, Heather, Justin J. Banasz and his wife, Julie, Douglas R. Clark and his fiancé, Lisa, and Heather K. Beaudin and her husband, Michael; four great grandchildren, Lilah Banasz, Charlotte Beaudin, James Banasz, and Kaia Banasz; a brother, Frank Shepherd of Calabash, NC; and many nieces and nephews.
All arrangements are private and under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. Memorial donations in Helen’s name may be made to the Pierce Memorial Presbyterian Church, 42 Main Street, Farmingdale, NJ 07727 or a charity of your choice. For information or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.