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Helen DiJoseph

Obituary for Helen DiJoseph

November 26, 1930 - May 21, 2017
Brigantine, New Jersey | Age 86


Helen DiJoseph, 86, of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday May 21, 2017. Born on November 26, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Vittoria (Cappolechia) Tabacchiera. She was the beloved wife of the late John "Lefty" DiJoseph, Jr.

Helen was a home maker for most of her life, moving to Brigantine in 1963 to raise her family. Once she established herself on the island she worked at the original Shop & Bag on 32nd Street in the meat department, following which she worked at Bill and Rays IGA. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed playing the slots at the casinos. She loved to putter around in the garden and collecting sea shells, but her favorite thing was playing spider solitaire and marbles on the computer.

Helen will be missed and fondly remembered by her son John DiJoseph III, daughters; Victoria and Helen DiJoseph, sister; Norma Micheli all of Brigantine, and many nieces and nephews, who loved her dearly. In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by her brother; Peter Tabacchiera, sister; Louise Honse and daughter-in-law; Lynne Wilson DiJoseph.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Helen's Life Celebration Mass of Christian Burial on Friday May 27, 2017 at 10:20am at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 331 8th St., South, Brigantine, NJ 08203. A viewing will be held at the church from 9:30am until time of Mass. Entombment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing, NJ.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Helen's memory to Humane Society of Atlantic County, 1401 Absecon Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.

To pay respects, leave condolences and share your fondest memories of Helen please visit  Services entrusted to Keates-Plum Funeral Home 609-266-3481.

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  • Humane Society of Atlantic County
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    Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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3112 W Brigantine Ave
Brigantine, NJ 08203
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