Helen Kessler (Berman), 93, of Verona died July 19, 2020. She was born and raised in Brooklyn. Before moving to Verona in 2008, she and her husband raised their family in Asbury Park and Livingston.
She graduated from Samuel J. Tilden High School and from secretarial school.
She was a gifted pianist.
Predeceased by her husband of over 66 years, Jack, in 2014, she is survived by two sons, Andrew (Jane) and Marty (Barbara); her daughter, Ginny (Jeffrey); seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A private funeral was held July 21 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to March of Dimes (marchofdimes.org), Girls, Inc. (girlsinc.org), or Temple B’nai Abraham (tbanj.org/donate-temple-funds).