Helen Barbara Quirk – 94
Born April 22, 1927, passed away peacefully in Mesa, Arizona on January 28, 2022. She was born in Teaneck, New Jersey to Irish parents, John J. O’Malley and Loretta F. Mullen. Helen married Joseph E. Quirk, Jr. (deceased) of Cresskill, New Jersey on January 5, 1952. They are survived by their children; Laura Jean, Joseph E. Quirk, III, Eileen and Kevin Neal. Franklin Lakes, New Jersey was their home for many years, and they then made Greenville, New York their forever home and lived on their beloved Idawanna Farm for 45 years. In 2020, Helen moved to Mesa, AZ to be near her youngest daughter.
Helen and her husband Joe had eight Grandchildren: Sarah Jean, Erin Corbett, Rhiannon Barbara, Mary Jo, Keenan Joseph, Shamus Cagney, Kyle McLane and Conor Cahill. Further blessed with eleven Great Grandchildren: Liam, Sophia, Emily, Daphne, Landon, Julian, Stella, Alinea, Piper, Olive and Luke.
Helen, long lived Matriarch, cherished her family and loved showing off her wall of family photos to visitors. She loved flowers, cooking, entertaining and travel.
A future celebration of life will take place at Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey where she will join her beloved husband, Joe.