Joseph Barra

WEST MILFORD — Services were held for Joseph F. Barra, 87, of Toms River, who died on Sunday, August 4, 2013. He was the brother of Mable King of this township.

Born and raised in West Paterson, Mr. Barra lived in Paterson before moving to Toms River. He was a bus driver for NJ Transit, Orange, before retiring. Also, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Services were Friday at the Santangelo Funeral Home, Woodland Park, followed by burial at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson. Donations may be sent to the .

Mr. Barra also is survived by his son, Joseph of Bayonne; his brother, Richard of Decatur, Ill.; and a grandson.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Marie Doyle; his parents, Joseph and Pearl; and his sister, Marion Applegate.

Funeral Home

Santangelo Funeral Home
635 McBride Ave. Woodland Park , NJ 07424
(973) 345-2500
Published in Suburban Trends on Aug. 9, 2013