Neary Quinn Funeral Home

39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ


Helen Killoch

July 11, 1923November 22, 2019

Helen A. Killoch (nee Emmons), 96, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Willow Springs Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Brick. She was a life time resident of the Manasquan/Wall area. Born on July 11, 1923 in Manasquan on East Main Street, Helen attended Manasquan Elementary and Manasquan High School, graduating in 1940. She then attended and graduated from Drake Business College of Newark. Helen married James A. Killoch in 1941.

She worked as a secretary and housewife over most of her life. Helen was a 75 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan and the Order of the Eastern Star, Wall Chapter #143. As a 67 year member of the Eastern Star, she was a Grand Representative of Massachusetts, a past Matron and Chaplin for many years.

Helen was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Eva Emmons, brother George and husband, James A. Killoch. She is survived by her daughter, Joan Auge of Pt. Pleasant; son Donald of Brick; grandchildren Karen Crane (Matt), Jennifer McKinley (Chris), Donald Killoch Jr., Heather Cranny (Karl); great grandchildren, Eva, Erin, Morgan and Ryan.

Visitation will be on Friday, November 29, 2019 from 10-11 am at the Neary Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. Funeral services will follow at 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will be at Atlantic View Cemetery in Manasquan.

In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations be made to the Eastern Star Charity Foundation of NJ Inc. C/O Carolyn Howard, 1135 Mohegan Road, Manasquan, NJ 08736.


  • Eastern Star Charity Foundation of NJ Inc.


  • Visitation Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Burial Friday, November 29, 2019


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Thomas Cartwright

November 25, 2019

We are quite saddened at the passing of Helen.
As we think back on the days behind us, we have fond remembrances of good days and happy conversations with her and her family. She will be missed, and please know that we offer our sincerest condolences to all.

From ours to yours,
Tom Cartwright / Elena Caravela and family