Barbara Ellen (Gerson) Doyle

Barbara Ellen (Gerson) Doyle

AGE: 54 • Hillsborough

Barbara Ellen (Gerson) Doyle, 54, of Hillsborough, NJ, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2013, in her home after a long illness. Barbara was born in St. Claire's Hospital, Denville, NJ on April 3rd, 1959 to the late Jack Gerson, mother, Judith Sedivec, stepfather, Raymond Sedivec of Rockaway, NJ. She leaves behind her cherished children, Rebecca L. Doyle of Somerset, NJ; her son, Edward Doyle of Provo, UT and Catherine M. Doyle of Royersford, PA; sisters, Michelle Gerson of Walnut Creek, CA and Carol Lentz of Dover, NJ.

Barbara had a passion for teaching and the Dramatics she enjoyed mentoring students, throughout her career she was known for being incredibly generous with her time; she was charismatic, loving and full of personality. Her fight and passion for life was infectious.

After graduating from Morris Hills High School, Barbara went on to graduate from Temple University in 1985. She will forever be remembered by her loving family, friends, as well as many students who she inspired over the years as a beloved school teacher and director of the Hillsborough theatre productions.

A memorial celebration will be held the morning of Saturday, May 11th from 10am-12 noon at the Somerset Valley Players Theater. Family, friends, students and members of the community are all welcome to join in celebrating the life of Barbara Doyle. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions made to the , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or the Embrace Kids Foundation, 121 Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hillsborough Funeral Home.

Published in Daily Record on May 11, 2013