A funeral mass was offered Aug. 14 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Helen Pavlecka, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 10 at Cusack Care Center, Jersey City. Helen was a secretary for many years. She was a devout parishioner of St. Nicholas Church and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Society, Jersey City. Helen enjoyed dancing, visiting Atlantic City and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Helen was the wife of the late Harold A. Pavlecka; mother of Lorraine Jackman and husband Peter, Philip Pavlecka and wife Bernadette, Harold A. Pavlecka and wife Loretta; grandmother of Dr. David Jackman, Judith Reynolds, Erika Francello, Justin and Michael Pavlecka; great-grandmother of Matthew and Lucy Jackman and Cole Reynolds; aunt to many nieces and nephews. Also survived by many friends and caretakers at Cusack Care Center. Services arranged by the Riotto Funeral Home, Jersey City.