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Genevieve Youngs Barbur

Avon- By-The-Sea

Genevieve Youngs Barbur, 81, of Avon, died on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Care One at Wall.  Gennie grew up in Ocean Grove and graduated from Neptune High School in 1953.  She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Barbur, her parents, Jack and Genevieve Youngs, the mother who loved and raised her, Mildred Youngs, and her sister, Jane West.  After high school, Gennie worked for the United States Army at Fort Monmouth NJ, where she met husband, Tom.  They married in 1957 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Ocean Grove.  After having children, Gennie earned a college degree at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy NY. Gennie was an avid reader, an accomplished cook and an active member of Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church in Spring Lake NJ.  Gennie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and loved to host family gatherings.  She is survived by her two children, Linda Barbur Henderson and Peter Barbur, her three grandchildren, Timothy, Elisabeth and Reid Henderson, her sister, Jacqueline Capestro, and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 on Friday, August 25, 2017, at Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church 907 Fourth Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Andrew's UMC Memorial Fund.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 20, 2017
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