BARBARA JEAN ELDRIDGE
Barbara Jean Eldridge passed away on July 9, 2021. A dedicated and selfless wife and mother, she leaves behind her husband Robert Eldridge, son Matthew and daughter Sara. Barbara Jean was born on August 30, 1947, in Englewood, New Jersey, to Walter and Jean Nacnodovitz and grew up in nearby North Bergen, NJ. She earned her BA from Jersey City State College and her MA from New York University before working as a research assistant at the United Nations and then as an academic advisor for veterans at Jersey City State College. After her marriage, Barbara Jean moved to Maryland and became an active volunteer at her children's schools. A world traveler, Barbara Jean loved walking beside the ocean, exploring Civil War battlefields, doing needlework, and reading mystery novels and histories of British royalty. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children's National Hospital. Services previously held.
Published by The Washington Post on Jul. 18, 2021.