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Rosario LaBarbiera

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Rosario "Eddie" LaBarbiera, age 88, of Whiting, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Ed was born in Lodi, NJ. He was the son of the late Anthony and Vilma (Borshe) LaBarbiera. He was raised in Passaic and lived in Haskell for 40 years.

Ed was a proud US Army Veteran, serving from 1948-1951. He had a career in production control with Kearfott Guidance and Navigation where he retired in 1994.

Ed was preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years MaryAnne (Barnett), his brother Frank, and son-in-law Barry Burns.

Ed moved to Whiting where he thoroughly enjoyed his retirement with his companion of 21 years, Jean Piorkowski. Ed loved playing the organ and entertaining at the clubhouse in Pine Ridge South.

Ed is survived by his children: Lori Crowley and husband Kevin of PA and Rosalie Burns of Pequannock; his grandchildren: Kevin Burns and wife Kristen of NC, Jennifer Valdez and husband Tony of PA, Brian Burns and wife Robin of PA, Tim Cox and wife Lauren of PA, and Kelly Diee and husband Bryan of Pequannock; and great-grandchildren: Joe, Katie and Megan Burns, Jasmyn and Juliana Valdez, Max, Griffin and Miles Diee, and Coraline Cox.

Visiting hours will be Sunday, March 4, from 2-4pm at the Carmona-Bolen Funeral Home, 66 Lacey Rd, Whiting, NJ. The funeral will be held on Monday, March 5, at 11am at St. Michael's Cemetery, 120 Saddle River Rd, South Hackensack, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to .
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 3, 2018
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