Obituary of Helen Pederson
Helen Marie (Darrow) Pederson, 92, of Bridgewater, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
Born in Plainfield, NJ on March 29,1930, Helen grew up in Scotch Plains. She married the love of her life Frank, in 1955 and they resided in Bridgewater until they downsized in 2016 and moved to Hillsborough, before moving to an Assisted Living facility in Bridgewater in 2021.
Helen worked for Prudential in Newark, NJ and then at Pederson’s Young World in Bound Brook, alongside Frank. She was always active. She enjoyed traveling around the world with their many friends and the Traveling Seniors. Helen took pleasure in gardening and she loved cooking ‘production’ meals and having the family around the table at their Monterey Beach home and their home in Bridgewater. When Helen did sit down, it was with a book, computer or cell phone. She enjoyed reading, emailing, texting and even Facebook to stay in constant contact with family and friends. Helen treasured spending time with her loving grandchildren and her grand ‘pets’ as well.
Helen is survived by her beloved husband Frank A. Pederson; son Dwight (Barbara); daughters Patty Nobbs (Peter) and Carolyn Pritchard (Robert); 3 grandchildren Robert Pritchard and fiancé Meagan Tuchler, Kenneth Pritchard and Andrea Pederson. She is also survived by her brother Herbert Darrow and his wife Dorothy. She is predeceased by her parents Herbert and Helen Darrow and her sister Ruth Wooton.
At Helen’s request, there will be no services. Arrangments were in the care of Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, Bound Brook.