Helen T. Brotzman
(nee Tourtellotte) On May 12, 2023; devoted wife of the late Bruce; cherished mother of Michael C. Brotzman; beloved sister of Carol E. Curtis and the late Dr. Charles D. Tourtellotte; dear sister-in-law of Barbara Tourtellotte; loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Helen graduated from Haddonfield Memorial HS class of ’63 before attending the Univ. of Delaware. She was a talented singer who was active in the USO during college, traveling through Germany performing “Kiss Me, Kate.” Helen obtained her Master’s in Education at Rowan Univ. Her teaching career began in Camden and then she taught 3rd through 5th grade at Central and Lizzy Haddon Elementary Schools (1975-1984). She took a recess from teaching when Michael was born. She was involved in the PTA, the Haddonfield community and especially the First Presbyterian of Haddonfield as a member for over 50 years. Helen returned to teaching in 1993 and subsequently retired from Jackson Twp. school system in 2008. Helen loved reading, the Haddonfield Public Library, gardening and had an interest in Colonial furniture.
Family and friends are invited to Helen’s Memorial Service on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 7 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave. Haddonfield, NJ 08033; where the family will greet friends following the service. Charitable donations in Helen’s name may be made to The Friends of Haddonfield Public Library, 60 N Haddon Ave. Haddonfield NJ 08033 (www.hfol.org/support)