Helen J. Andiorio, 101, of Bernardsville, died peacefully on Monday May 7, 2018 at Morristown Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was a loving Aunt, sister, and friend.
One of 10 children, Miss Andiorio was born in Mendham on December 9, 1916 to Louis Andiorio and Maria Campanella Andiorio. The family moved to Bernardsville in 1920 where she spent the rest of her life. Helen graduated from Bernards high School in 1934 and went to work for Jersey Central Power & Light where she worked until she retired in 1976.
Miss Andiorio took part in the WWII effort volunteering her time keeping watch for approaching enemy aircraft at a tower on the Upton Pine estate. She worked from 4:00am to 6:00am each morning, after which she went home, had breakfast, and then went to work.
Helen was a lifelong communicant of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. She participated in various civic and community organizations. She was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a Charter member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Helen is survived by her brother Alfred of Bernardsville, by many, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great, great nieces and nephews.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial was held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Basking Ridge. Arrangements were by Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, Basking Ridge. To light an online condolence candle, visit www.gcfuneralhome.com