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Barbara T. Palumbo

AGE: 69 • Manasquan

Barbara T. Palumbo, 69, of Manasquan passed away on Monday, June 12 at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Jersey City, she was a lifelong resident of Manasquan.

Barbara retired from the Middletown School District after 39 years as an elementary school teacher in the New Monmouth and Fairview elementary schools. "Barbara always had a smile and a positive encouraging word for everyone she spoke to…such a kind, compassionate and caring person. " (Marjorie Caruso, Middletown Administrator)

To know Barbara is to know that she loved her books and her garden.

Barbara is predeceased by her parents, Edgar and Veronica Cholette.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Nick and daughters Elizabeth Saunders and husband Neil, Dominique Schenkel and husband Jason, Kathleen Lohnes and husband Michael; grandchildren Annie and Mickey Saunders, Ellie, Bridget and Gavin Lohnes; sister Nancy DeVore and husband Bernard; brothers Paul Cholette, Michael Cholette, John Cholette and wife Ivana; niece Emily and nephew Cameron; aunt and uncle Mary and Donald Dougherty; husband Nick's sister Mary Jo Palumbo. And so many dear friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 22 at 10:00 AM at the Reilly Bonner Funeral Home, 801 D Street, Belmar. Repast to follow.

In lieu of flowers, though she loved them so, a donation to charity would please her more.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 16, 2017
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