Helen Catherine Klier Younghouse Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Helen Younghouse passed away in hospice care on March 23, 2014. Born in East Saint Louis, Illinois on November 7, 1918, the daughter of Bernard Klier and Lucy Dissett Klier, she was a graduate of Fontbonne University in Saint Louis, Missouri, with a degree in Chemistry. After graduating from college, she worked at Monsanto Chemical Company in St. Louis as a chemist until her marriage to her husband Edwin in June, 1948. In the early 1950s, she and Edwin and family moved to Cranford, New Jersey, where she became active in many local clubs including the College Women's Club of Cranford, the First Presbyterian Church Couples Club, and the Wednesday Morning Club. In the mid-1960s, she returned to work at Union County College as an instructor in their Chemistry Department. She was a homemaker, a retired chemistry lab instructor and a rock and gem enthusiast. Her many hobbies included jewelry-making, sewing, knitting, solving crossword puzzles and reading histories and biographies. She and her husband Edwin retired to Vero Beach, Florida in 1984, where they played tennis, joined the local rock and gem club and worked on several Habitat for Humanity projects. They returned to New Jersey from Florida in 2006. Edwin Younghouse died in 2007. Most recently, Helen Younghouse had been living at the Sunrise Assisted Living facility in Westfield. She is survived by three of her children: Lawrence Younghouse and his wife Mary Rose Detaranto Younghouse of Boonton, New Jersey; Paul Younghouse of Florham Park, New Jersey; and Carol Younghouse Berns and her husband Jeffrey Berns of Cranford, New Jersey. Another son, Richard Younghouse died in 1992. She leaves behind four grandsons, Mark Younghouse, his wife Michelle Ruggiero Younghouse, and their two children, Lilianna and Giada, of San Diego, California; Steven Younghouse, his wife Cindy Kitzmann Younghouse, and their two children, Benjamin and Evelyn, of Forest, Virginia; Robert Berns of Union, New Jersey and Ryan Berns and his wife Laura Astone Berns of Woodbridge, New Jersey. No visitation. A memorial service will be 4 pm Sunday April 13, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford. Arrangements are by Gray Memorial Funeral Home in Cranford . Go to grayfuneralhomes.com for on line condolences.