Helen A. Goerke
Helen A. Goerke

January 9, 1940 - September 9, 2019
Born in Jersey City, NJ
Resided in Clark, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Helen A. Goerke, 79, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Sunday, September 15 from 2 - 5 pm. The Funeral begins at the Funeral Home on Monday, at 10:00 am, thence to St. Agnes Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Final Disposition will be private.

Helen was born in Jersey City to William and Helen (Wolleon) Cleary. She lived in Hillside, prior to moving to Clark 4 years ago.

Helen was the Manager of Customer Service for Valcor Engineering of Springfield for 38 years, retiring in 2016.

Helen is survived by her devoted children, William E. Goerke and his wife Melissa and Christine A. Nadolsky and her husband Thomas and her cherished grandchildren, Tommy Nadolsky, Mary Nadolsky, Grace Goerke and Maddy Nadolsky. She was predeceased by her longtime companion Arthur C. Cecere.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the Center for Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.




Final Disposition
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Sunday, September 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Agnes RC Church
332 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Monday, September 16, 2019
11:00 AM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959
Center for Hope Hospice
1900 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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