Helen Veronica Cahill

   Helen Veronica Cahill (nee O’Connor), 85, a longtime resident of Northvale, NJ, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, July 16, 2012.  Beloved wife of the late Edward and loving sister of the late Josephine Reilly and Madeline Brady.  Beloved mother of Maggie Cahill of San Francisco.  Helen is also survived by Maggie’s partner Janet Haire, and her brother John O’Connor and his wife Mary Ellen of Waccabuc, NY.  She is also survived by many loving family members and friends.

   Mrs. Cahill was an active parishioner and Eucharistic Minister of St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale and a member of the Northvale Senior Center.  Helen worked in Advertising for the William H. Weintraub advertising agency before retiring to start a family.  She also worked for her husband’s company Slayden & Cahill Construction Company and for Midlantic Bank in Northvale.

   She was a loyal and loving friend to many. We celebrate her life and take heart in having known and witnessed the kindness and generosity she freely extended to all. Helen is sadly missed and much loved and will forever remain so.

   A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 AM at St. Anthony’s Church in Northvale with interment to follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Nanuet, NY.  Visiting hours are Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:  Girl Scouts of the USA, Fund Development, P.O. Box 5046, New York, NY  10087-5046 http://www.girlscouts.org/support/ or Northern New Jersey Chapter:  https://www.gsnnj.org/Pages/default.aspx in memory of Helen.