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Helen Hnat

June 22, 1922 ~ November 26, 2020 (age 98)


Helen Hnat, 98, of Eatontown, peacefully passed away on November 26, 2020, surrounded by her family. Helen was born to the late Julius and Josephine (nee: Rogalski) Falkowski.

Helen graduated from school in Lorain, Ohio, moved to Brooklyn, NY, Jersey City and settled in Eatontown, NJ. She had a love for children and all animals, enjoyed spending time with family and friends, was an avid reader, and enjoyed taking care of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Helen met the love of her life, Theodore Hnat in 1946 at a Polish dance and they were married on July 26, 1947.

She is predeceased by her parents Julius & Josepine Falkowski, her husband Theodore Hnat, her brother, Steven Falkowski and son-in-law John Wain.

Surviving Helen are her daughters; Carol Sottilare of Eatontown, Barbara Wain of Eatontown, June Kovacevich and husband Paul of Eatontown, a close nephew and godson Ron Sikorski and wife Sue, her grandchildren; Michael, Sharon and John, great grandchildren Alexi, Jake and Carly, her siblings; Eleanor Welsh of Cullman AL, Joseph Falkowski of Berkeley Township and many nephews and nieces.

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