Barbara J. (Anderson) Boccia
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AGE: 72 • Allen, Tx
Barbara J. (Anderson) Boccia, 72, died on Friday, December 7, 2012 at home following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Keyport, NJ, Barbara was raised in Homdel and lived in Howell and South Plainfield prior to relocating to the Plano/Allen, Texas area. She attended Rutgers College, Northwestern University and obtained a Master's Degree in Project Management from George Washington University. She started her career with JCP&L and spent 12 years at Frequency Engineering Labs, Farmingdale, NJ before transferring to AT&T in Basking Ridge. During her 25 years of service to AT&T, Barbara held various positions and obtained various accomplishments. Mrs. Boccia is a former member of Our Lady of Czestochowa RC Church in South Plainfield and was a communicant of St. Jude RC Church in Allen, TX.
Predeceased by her late husband John who died in 2003, surviving are her 2 sons; Robert and his wife Annegret of Allen, TX and Michael of Mystic Island. A brother; Warren Anderson Jr. of FL and 5 grandchildren; Jennifer Boccia-Cole, Jessica Salomone and Jonathan, Christopher and David Boccia. Also surviving are 4 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:45AM in the McCriskin - Gustafson Home For Funerals (www.mccriskinfuneralhome.com) 2425 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield followed by a funeral mass at 10:30AM in Our Lady of Czestochowa RC Church, South Plainfield. Interment will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South Plainfield. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9PM in the funeral home.
Published in Courier News & Asbury Park Press on Dec. 9, 2012