Mary L. Barnes

Mary L. Barnes

AGE: 101 ? Shark River Hills

Mary L. Barnes (Grammie), 101, beloved mother and devoted grandmother, of Shark River Hills, formerly of Wall, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Jan. 27, 2011, at the Medicenter in Neptune City. Mary was born Dec. 22, 1909 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She married her husband, William, in 1938. Mary was a homemaker and served as a secretary in many churches throughout New Jersey. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan. Mary was known for her kind nature, love of her family and friends as well as her love of animals.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Linda; grandson, Michael and his wife Sejal; her brother, George; nieces, Barbara and Deborah; nephews, Ronald, William and Charles; several other great-nieces and nephews, as well as "her little puppy", Casper.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South St., Manasquan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Restland Memorial Park, East Hanover. In lieu of flowers, donations to Neptune PBA Local 74 or The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #19 can be made on her behalf. For more information or to post a tribute, please visit

Funeral Home

Neary Quinn Funeral Home
39 South Street Manasquan, NJ 08736
(732) 223-0003

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 29, 2011