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Barbara Anne "Grandma" (Knothe) Wisenbaker

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Barbara Anne (Knothe) Wisenbaker "Grandma"

Formerly of Rochelle Park, Maywood, Brick, and Lakewood, Barbara died peacefully at Hackensack Meridian Health's Hospice care in Brick, NJ on May 11, 2018 at 71. Barbara worked several administrative secretarial jobs while raising her family including Performance Training Incorporated where she retired from in 2011. In work and in her personal life, Barbara was funny, loyal, loving and kind. She was a friend, mother, and grandma to anyone in need. She was predeceased by her father, Charles A. Knothe; brother, Charles A. Knothe, Jr.; brother, Donald P. Knothe; and first husband/longtime friend, William T. Placek. Barbara is survived by her brother, Daniel J. Knothe (Janet); son, Peter L. Placek (Malaya); daughter, Danianne Gancy (Chris); and grandchildren, Jannah, Arielle, Janine, Mason and Owen. Her biggest and proudest accomplishments were her children and grandchildren. She would never hesitant to pull out her cell phone to show her endless pictures of her family to anyone she met. She loved cooking for her family, cheering on her grandchildren in all their activities and endeavors, thrift store shopping and continually adding to her massive Tupperware collection.
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