Barbara R. Ferrante

Barbara R. Ferrante, 91, of Trenton, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Medical Center.
Born in Trenton she was a lifelong resident. Barbara was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of the Angels Parish and its Sanctuary Guild and Senior Citizens Club.
She was predeceased by her parents, Pietro and Annunziata (Battiste) Eleuteri, her husband, Joseph M. Ferrante, and her son, Msgr. Joseph L. Ferrante.
Barbara is survived by her devoted children; Lawrence " Larry" Ferrante owner of Larry's Way of Hair with whom she resided; and Nancy and her husband Earl Brancolino; of Hamilton; loving grandson; Thomas DeLapo; of Hamilton; great-granddaughters; Brianna and Alexa; sister; Mary Pontani; of Hamilton; brother-in-law and spouse; Angelo and Rose Ferrante; of Yardley, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.
Rite of Reception will be held Monday (Oct. 15) at 4:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Parish-St. Joachim Church, 20-56 Butler Street, Trenton. The viewing will follow in church from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday (Oct.16) at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Parish-St. Joachim Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, 1200 Cedar Lane, Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name may be made to: Our Lady of the Angels Parish, 21-23 Bayard Street, Trenton, NJ 08611.
Arrangements are being coordinated by Gruerio Funeral Home, 311 Chestnut Avenue, Trenton.
Published in The Trentonian on Oct. 13, 2012