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Barbara Ann Powers

AGE: 75 • Wall

Barbara Ann Powers, 75, of Wall Township and Ortley Beach passed away Friday, October 27, 2017 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Barbara was born in Staten Island, NY and resided in Manasquan Park, Wall Township for over 40 years. She graduated from Dunellen High School and began her career working for many years with Coast Majestic. She also enjoyed the restaurant industry managing The Tradewinds, Rosie O'Grady's, Hannah's and Woody's. Presently Barbara worked as Office Manager and bookkeeper for Stone Mandia, LLC in Neptune. She was a valuable employee who went above and beyond. She was known as the right-hand person to her bosses and as a friend or second mom to fellow employees. Barbara was passionate about her places of employment and formed special friendships throughout her career.

To know Barbara was to love her. She was energetic, caring and always fun. She loved to shop and truly had the gift of giving. She also loved to travel and see the world. Barbara was a wonderful friend who enjoyed entertaining and great conversation, often ending her night with some best neighborhood friends and a Tia Maria. She loved spending time in Ortley Beach with her fiancé, Jim Satterlee, where the door was always open to their families and friends.

Barbara and her late husband Bill made many lifelong friends while raising their family in Manasquan Park and working together at Coast Majestic. Friends and family meant the world to her. Nothing made her happier than spending time with her sons and their wives and her loving grandchildren where the light of her life. Barbara's family was her pride and joy and she cherished time spent with them. She shared a special bond with each one of her family members and friends.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband William J. Powers in 2005, and her parents Edward and Margaret Cunningham Gorman. She is survived by her sons and their wives Will and Diana Powers of Fort Lauderdale, Fla, Sean and Kristen Powers of N. Chesterfield, Va, her two grandchildren Johanna and Liam Powers, her beloved sister Karen Wood of Ortley Beach, her fiancé Jim Satterlee, extended family and many loving friends.

Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10:30am at the Church of St. Martha, 3800 Herbertsville Rd., Point Pleasant, NJ 08742. Entombment in St. Catharine's Cemetery, Sea Girt.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in her memory.

For directions or to offer online condolences to the family please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 29, 2017
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