Helen Prupis (Moss), 88, of West Orange died Feb. 17, 2011. Born in Garfield, she lived in Bloomfield after her marriage in 1946 before settling in West Orange 60 years ago.
Mrs. Prupis worked for ITT during World War II.
She graduated from Weequahic High School, Newark.
She was an active member of her community, serving as the ad journal chairperson as well as the Cradle Mother Luncheon coordinator for West Orange Hadassah. She was also a member of B’nai B’rith.
Predeceased by her husband of 41 years, Marvin, and her son Stewart, she is survived by her daughter, ShariAnn Quirk of West Orange; a son, Jeffrey of Nanuet, NY; a brother, Seymour Moss; a sister, Norma Schwartz; five grandchildren; and four great-granddaughters.
Services were held Feb. 20 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.