Helen Lee Apy, age 81, long time resident of Monmouth County died Saturday May 18th, 2019 at Meridian Health Rehabilitation Center in Shrewsbury, NJ. She was born on May 29th, 1937 in Bronx, NY. She grew up in Rumson and graduated from RFH in 1955. She then received her Associates Degree in Physical Education from Brookdale Community College. In her free time she was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Red Bank and spent most of her adult life coaching and refereeing recreational girls softball and basketball in Fair Haven. She fought for women's and civil rights her entire life, even attending the March On Washington in 1963. She is best known for her love of the New York Yankees and her "boyfriend" Derek Jeter as well her endless love and support for her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her two children Edward Apy and wife Kathy Apy, and Karen Apy as well as grandchildren Charlie Apy, Nicole Cebulko, Ryan Cebulko, Courtney Glubo and her husband Ryan Glubo and her great grandchild Sophie Lee Glubo. She is predeceased by her parents Eileen Klamka and John Lee, her brother Joseph Lee Jr., as well as her son Baby Boy Apy and granddaughter Isabella Apy.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday May 25th at The United Methodist Church of Red Bank 247 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ at 2pm. Following the memorial, burial services will be held privately for immediate family in the family plot at Fair view Cemetery in Middletown, NJ. The family asks that in lieu of flowers and in honor of her years of volunteer service, please send any donations in honor of Helen to the Salvation Army.
"When tomorrow starts without me, don't think we're far apart. For every time you think of me I'm right here in your heart."
Please follow the link if you would like to donate in honor of Helen: https://secure20.salvationarmy.org/donation.jsp