Helen Tochko

helen tochko

November 18, 1925 ~ December 6, 2015

Tochko, Helen nee: Rzeplinski, age 90, of Palisades Park, on December 6, 2015.

She was born in Cliffside Park, NJ and was a Billing Clerk for 38 years at APA Trucking of North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late John Tochko. Devoted mother of Anne Harries, John Tochko and his wife Christina, and Steven Tochko and his wife Nancy. Cherished grandmother of John, Stacey, Nicholas and Laura. Adored great grandmother of Lucas and Adalynn. Dear sister of Jane Pyryt and the late Charles and Michael Rzeplinski. The family will receive their friends on Wednesday 3:00 – 7:00 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave Thursday at 9:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in St. Michaels R. C Church at 10:00 AM. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or www.frankpatti.com


Mass: December 10, 2015 10:00 am

St. Michael R.C. Church
19 E. Central Blvd
Palisades Park, NJ 07650

Visitation at Funeral Home: December 9, 2015 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. Anne, and the Tochko family, We are all so very sorry for your loss, and pray that wonderful memories will bring you comfort now and smiles in the coming months. Love to you all, Al and Lorinda Ravo

  2. Dear Anne, John and Family…my most heartfelt condolences to you and your loved ones during this most difficult time. (hugs) xo

  3. Dear Tochko family, Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your dear loved one. It seems no greater sadness is felt than when someone so dear to us is loss. May you find comfort in your memories and draw strength from a promise God has provided which gives the hope of someday being reunited with your beloved ( John 5 : 28,29 ). This promised future is one that will be filled with great joy because it will include perfect health and everlasting life on a paradise earth where " the former things have passed away " ( Rev. 21 : 4, Psalms 37 : 29 ). May you find some comfort in knowing that God does care and He does hear our cries. Please accept my most sincere condolences.

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