Marrero, Barbara, - 75, of Jupiter, Florida Barbara Marrero (nee Bloodgood) passed away peacefully in Jupiter Florida on June 10th 2021 with her loving family by her side. Born April 30th 1946 in Ventnor NJ to J. Mathis and Frances Bloodgood (Bagnell). She attended St Nicholas Grammar School and was a graduate of Atlantic City High School class of 1964. Barbara attended West Virginia School of Nursing in Morgantown West Virginia and Denver Community College in Denver Colorado receiving her nursing degree as a Registered Nurse. She worked at 45th Street Hospital and Columbia Hospital in West Palm Beach Florida for several years in various capacities which would include emergency room, operating room, critical and intensive care and cardiac care. She was a certified expert witness in the medical field. Finishing her career as a private duty nurse for the last 22 years she claimed was her fondest and most rewarding time attending to her loving patient Landon Jenkins whom she dearly loved and the entire Jenkins family became her second family.She loved spending time going shopping and going to flea markets. Barbara is predeceased by her parents J. Mathis and Frances Bloodgood, her sister Judith Martin and granddaughter Ashley. Loving Mother to Debbie Kristy and Kimberly, seven grandchildren, Brother James (Helen) Bloodgood, sister Dana (James) Boyer, nieces Heather (Alex) Hall, Gena Jahn, Nephew Christopher (Deborah) Martin several grandnieces and one grand nephew and her life long beloved friend Patty Cahill of Ventnor whom she had lots of travels with and made several wonderful memories.She will truly miss her loving dogs Daisey Mae, Jake and Baby. A Mass will be held in celebration of Barbara's life on August 9th 2021 at Blessed Sacrament Church Jerome Ave Margate NJ at 12 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Barbara's name to an Animal Rescue of your choice.
Published by The Press of Atlantic City on Aug. 1, 2021.