SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

Memory Eternal Elena Nehrebecki....

Jul 21, 2019
Memory Eternal Elena Nehrebecki....

Elena Nehrebecki, 55, of Bayonne New Jersey and parishioner and choir member of St. John’s Church has fallen asleep in the Lord on July 18, 2019 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is survived by her beloved husband, Vladimir and a daughter Diana. Elena was born on May 8, 1964 in St. Petersburg, Russia, an only child. She attended university and received a Double Masters in English Literature. Her love of teaching brought her to Hudson County Community College in Jersey City where she became an Administrator and taught English. She also taught at New Jersey City University in Jersey City. Here at St. John’s we remember Elena as a beloved member of our church and the choir. Her lovely voice enhanced our choir and she was admired and esteemed for her music and her friendly manner. Even if she wasn’t feeling healthy, her spirit of hopefulness was uplifting and encouraging to everyone who spoke with her. Everyone at St. John’s will miss Elena and that quick warm smile. “May the Good Lord give rest to the soul of Thy departed servant, Elena, in a place of brightness, a place of refreshment, a place of repose, were all sickness, sorrow, and sighing have fled away.” May her Memory be Eternal” Viewing: Wednesday 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at St. John’s Orthodox Church, 170 Lexington Ave., Passaic, New Jersey. Parastas: 6:00 PM – 8:00 P.M. at St. John’s Orthodox Church. Liturgy: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM at St. John’s Orthodox Church. Interment: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Cemetery, 175 St. Tikhon’s Road, Waymart, PA 18472.  Pictures of Elena are in the Photo Gallery.

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