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Elizabeth Heilos

Elizabeth Heilos

Tuesday, May 22nd, 1928 Saturday, June 6th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Elizabeth A. "Betty" Heilos (Pazienza)

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Heilos RN, 92 of Sea Girt passed away peacefully on June 6, 2020 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick Hospital.
Born in South Belmar, raised in Spring Lake Heights, she has lived in Sea Girt since 1963. She was a graduate of St. Rose High School in Belmar and attended Misericordia Hospital for Nurse Training and graduated from the Ann May School of Nursing in Neptune. She was employed as a Registered Nurse at the former Fitkin Hospital (Jersey Shore Medical Center) and Point Pleasant Hospital.
As a resident of Sea Girt, she was very involved in her parish of St. Mark’s with the Music Folk Group and a member of the Alter Rosary Society. She was very involved in her community and had received a Humanitarian Award from the Sea Girt Women’s Club for her years of volunteering at the Geraldine Thompson Nursing Home in Wall. Her most proud and honored moment was being the recipient of the New Jersey Family of the Year for the Third Congressional District that she shared with her husband and three children.
Elizabeth was predeceased by her parents Michael and Bridget (nee Darcy) Pazienza, her son Norman R. Heilos Jr., and her daughter Ann (Heilos) Petro and her 3 sisters Monica Sullivan, Rosemary Pazienza and Patricia Lehner.
Surviving is her beloved husband of 66 years Norman R. Heilos Sr., and her children, Keith and Karen Heilos of Spring Lake Heights, son in law George Petro and wife Laura of Virginia Beach, Virginia and her daughter in law Dr. Kathleen Strauss of Long Branch, her brother Michael Pazienza and sister Suzanne Pazienza of Spring Lake Heights, many nieces and nephews and 7 grandchildren Brianna, Nicole, Daniel, Scott, Christopher, Skylar and Jake as well as her two family heathcare Angels over the years, Andrea and Celestine.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to any of the following groups: Spring Lake First Aid Squad, Sea Girt Fire Company, Manasquan First Aid Squad and Saint Mark’s Church in Sea Girt. In keeping with COVID regulations, a service will be held privately with burial at St. Catharine’s Cemetery, Sea Girt. O’Brien Funeral Home, Wall Twp. is in charge of funeral arrangements. To offer condolences to the family please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com

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    St. Catharine Cemetery & Mausoleum
    1000 West Chicago Blvd.
    SEA GIRT, NJ
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Diane Plasko

Norm: So very sad to read of the passing of your lovely bride, Betty, and cherish those times I caught up with both of you (one of my favorite couples) during lunch at Harrigan's. My sincere sympathy to you and the family.

With love, Diane
Comment | Posted at 03:15pm via Condolence

Nancy Gannon

Dear Keith and family,
So very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Sounds like she was a wonderful person. May she rest in peace and you find comfort in your memories of her.
Comment | Posted at 08:59am via Condolence
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John Trumpbour

Very sorry to hear the news about Betty Heilos. Growing up in Sea Girt, I recall coming over to the Heilos home to tutor her son Norm in Math, and Norm was kind enough to teach me many things about music and practical knowledge.
Mrs. Heilos would let you know if you were out of line. I recall once coming down to frozen Wreck Pond for ice skating, and someone had drawn a giant peace symbol in the snow. Still in my adolecent years, I flippantly remarked, "Who drew that Commie symbol?" Mrs. Heilos let it be known that she was not amused, and she was right. I was wrong to say such a thing, as we indeed could have used peace at that time (58,000 U.S. soldiers had died in Vietnam, and well over a million Vietnamese.) Mrs. Heilos taught us some good lessons, and she cared very much about the children of Sea Girt. I truly appreciate having seen her son Keith at my mother's wake, as he has contributed so much in volunteer service to our communities. I regret that the COVID-19 crisis has made it hard for the Heilos neighbors to pay our final respects to this member of the Pazienza clan, who also were an important part of Saint Catharine's School in our formative years.
Jack Trumpbour, Brighton, Massachusetts
contact: john_trumpbour@harvard.edu
Comment | Posted at 04:51am via Condolence
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John Trumpbour

My apologies for incorrectly spelling "adolescent" in the previous post. Jack T
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Rich Hingston

I would like to offer my condolences on behalf of myself Rich and wife Marianne. Also I would like to offer the condolences of the Manasquan First Aid Squad. God bless you and your family. Rich and Marianne Hingston
Comment | Posted at 06:26pm via Condolence
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