Barbara (Blazas) Kingeter

May 6, 1932 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 90)


Barbara Mary Kingeter, (Blazas), 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Sunday, July 31, 2022.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Wednesday, August 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will begin in the funeral home on Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. then to St. Stephen’s Church on Kearny Avenue where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.

Mrs. Kingeter was born in Kearny and lived in town her entire life.

She worked in the office of the Town Clerk in Kearny for twenty years before retiring in 1993. She enjoyed being a full-time Grandmother (Nanny) and traveling locally and abroad with family and friends. Barbara was a member of Kearny Elks Lodge No. 1050.

She is survived by four children, Christine Stankus (John), Steven J. Kingeter (Karen), Susan A. Evanchick (Chet), and Robert G. Kingeter (Debbie). Barbara was the grandmother of Ethan and Cody Evanchick, Nicole, Jennifer, and Kristen Stankus, Kathleen Preston, and Garrett, Christopher, Thomas, and Steven Kingeter.  She also leaves behind two great-grandchildren, Bryce and Baelyn Preston, and many nieces and nephews.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Robert E. Kingeter, and five siblings, Christina Cambria, Anna Pringle and Joseph, John, and Charles Blazas.   In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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August 3, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Mass
August 4, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Stephen's Church
141 Washington Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032


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