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Joseph T. Barbosa

April 18, 1931 ~ November 19, 2017 (age 86)

Joseph T. Barbosa, 86, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in St. Michael’s University Medical Center, Newark, NJ

The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  A Funeral Mass will be offered in St. Cecilia Church, Kearny at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Mr. Barbosa was born and raised in Newark before moving to Kearny in 1973.

He served in The U.S. Marines during the Korean Conflict.

Joseph was a Credit Manager for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in East Orange, NJ and also for Kemper Insurance Co. in Summit, NJ before retiring 23 years ago.

He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Joseph is survived by his dear friends, Tom O’Malley, Bruce Myer, Rosemary Sica, Tina Hulsman and many more loving friends.

 Service Information

November 24, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Mass
November 25, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Cecilia Church
120 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032

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