Helen Rodrigo

Helen Rodrigo, 92, died Sunday, January 9, 2022, at CareOne at Somerset Valley in Bound Brook. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of Chester and Catherine (Kalogy) Ciemnicky.  Helen retired from Captive Plastics in Piscataway after 20 years.  She loved to travel, but her real joy came from caring for her five great-nephews, Justin, Mathew, Nick, Ryan, and Zack.  She called them “her boys” and to them she was always “Grandma Helen”.


Helen was predeceased be her beloved husband, Angelo Rodrigo.  She is survived by her sister Ethel Fetterman and husband Daniel of South Bound Brook; niece Denise Russo and husband Darrin of Somerset; nephew Robert Bennett and wife Michelle of South Plainfield; great nephews, Justin, Mathew, Nick, Ryan, and Zack Russo.

Gathering with the family will be at 10 AM, Friday, January 14, 2022, at Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, 225 Mountain Ave., Bound Brook.  Followed by an 11 AM graveside service at Bound Brook Cemetery, Bound Brook.

Memorial donations in Helen’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association,  local NJ Chapter online at www.alz.org/nj/donate