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Helen O'Brien
In Memory of
Helen Anne
O'Brien (Rousselle)
1945 - 2016
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Obituary for Helen Anne O'Brien (Rousselle)

Helen Anne O’Brien, 71, of Howell passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at her home. Born and raised in Manhattan, she lived in Lake Hopatcong, NJ and Lake Tranquility, NJ before moving to Howell nine years ago. The youngest child ice skater, Helen was on the cover of Life Magazine at the age of 3. Her grandchildren spent their summers with her , watching “Let’s Make A Deal”, going to the beach, listening to her funny stories, crocheting and enjoying her delicious meals.

Helen is survived by her cherished daughter, Kelly O’Brien of Howell; her two adored grandchildren, Ian and Paige Lynch of Howell; and her faithful Beagle, Maggie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her 1:00 PM Memorial Mass on January 7, 2017 at St. William the Abbot, 2740 Lakewood Allenwood Road, Howell. All arrangements are under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. For information or condolence messages to the family, visit
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