Helen Pruden, 86, of Linden died March 21, 2013. She was born in Brooklyn.
Mrs. Pruden was a social worker before becoming a teacher. She later worked for the Union County Department of Labor.
She attended Brooklyn College.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jerome; two daughters, Jennifer Pruden and Nancy (Gerald) Siegel; her son, Jeffrey (Sheri); a sister, Arlene Zucker; and five grandchildren.
Services were held March 24 at Congregation Beth Chaim, West Windsor, with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing.