Obituary for Helen J. Amerman
Helen Judson Amerman (nee Adams), 98, died peacefully in her home May 12th,2017. She was the devoted wife of the late Richard H. Amerman. Born in Newton, MA, she was the daughter of Bertram and Helen (Birkenmayer) Adams. A graduate of Vesper George School of Art, she taught quilting classes for many years at St. Peter’s College, the Newark Museum and the Rutherford Adult School. She was also active for many years in the Rutherford United Methodist Church, the Rutherford Women’s Club, Starfish of Rutherford and as a worker at the Rutherford polls.
Helen is predeceased by sisters Peggy March and Jane Toumanoff. She is survived by five children: Vernon, Stephen and Peter of Rutherford, Katherine Pavlica of West Caldwell and Roger of Coopersburg, PA. She is also survived by four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Family will receive friends Monday 7-9 pm in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Funeral on Tuesday, gathering 9:00am for 10:00am Religious Service in the Funeral Home with Rev. Pitches, officiating, followed by Interment in Neshanic Cemetery, Hillsborough Township, NJ.