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Barbara (Third) Dobrovics

January 17, 1958 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Barbara Dobrovics Obituary

Barbara Dobrovics, (Third), 65, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Villa Marie Claire in Saddle River, NJ.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Saturday, December 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. Cremation will be private.

Born in Prince George County, Virginia at Fort Lee (now Fort Greg-Adams) Barbara lived in Kearny her entire life.

She was a Bank Manager at Hudson City Savings for thirty-five years, first at the 7th Avenue branch in Newark, NJ before moving to the Park Avenue branch also in Newark before retiring.

Barbara was a lover of animals. She was a volunteer (along with her husband, Frank) with the Wildlife Conservation Corp. for the State of NJ D.E.P. and charged with monitoring Bald Eagles and their nests in South Kearny. You can follow her story on the Facebook page she created Eagles of Kearny. Mrs. Dobrovics received a commendation from the former Mayor of Kearny, Al Santos for her tireless work and dedication to the eagles.

She is survived by her husband, Frank Dobrovics, one daughter, Megan Dobrovics and her fiancé Brian Ohara, her mother Joan (nee Chadwick) Third and one brother, Robert Third.

Barbara was predeceased by her father, Robert C. Third, Jr. and her sister Cheryl Raefski.

In lieu of flowers consider a donation in Barbara’s name to Keller’s Cause http://kellerscause.com or Twisted Cats, Inc. P.O. box 298 Kearny, NJ 07032 or to any animal welfare charity of your choice.

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Visitation
Saturday
December 2, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

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