Helen Grace (Barutis) Narkiewicz

August 18, 1931 ~ March 22, 2019 (age 87)

Helen Grace Narkiewicz (nee Barutis) of Southampton, NJ (formerly of Jersey City, NJ) passed away Friday, March 23, 2019 at the age of 87.  Helen was born to parents Bolesaw and Petronella Barutis on August 18, 1931 in Jersey City, NJ. She grew up as the youngest of five and attended/graduated Lincoln High School in 1949. In 1953 she married Chester Narkiewicz and raised a family of three sons; William, Thomas and John. Helen spent most of her life living in Jersey City. Most recently she moved to Leisuretowne (Southampton, NJ) to be close to her family.  Helen had a love for animals. Throughout her life she brought strays into her household and always kept food available outside for visiting pets. She always sacrificed her wants and needs to provide for her family.  Helen is survived by; son William and his wife Carol (Weeks), son Thomas and his wife MaryLynn (Goodman); grandchildren William Narkiewicz Jr. (wife Kristin), Stephanie (Narkiewicz) Bucci (husband Andrew), Kimberly (Narkiewicz) Brahl (husband Dan), Caroline (Narkiewicz) Olear (husband Justin), Natalie and Larissa Narkiewicz; great grandchildren; Andrew Jr., Kara, Sofia, Raeleigh, Tenley and Deklan, and many nieces and nephews.  Relatives and Friends are invited to her Memorial Mass on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Church of the Holy Eucharist, 520 Medford Lakes Road, Tabernacle, NJ.. Her final resting place will by Holy Cemetery in Lyndhurst, NJ.  In accordance with Helen’s devotion to caring for stray animals and her love for children, the family has requested donations in Helen’s memory be made to Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Blvd., Voorhees, NJ 08043 or St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or at

Donations may be made to:

Animal Welfare Association
509 Centennial Blvd., Voorhees NJ 08043

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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