Janice E. Barton, (nee McDonald), 83, passed away peacefully at her home in Kearny, NJ on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Friday, October 29 at 9:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered in St, Cecilia Church, Kearny at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday, October 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, NJ, Janice lived in Kearny her entire life.
She was an Executive Assistant for Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company in Newark, NJ for 15 years before retiring in 1997. Mrs. Barton proudly served on the Kearny Zoning Board of Adjustment for 31 years.
Janice is survived by her beloved husband, Richard T. Barton, four children, Michelle Witiuk (John), Janice Morrison (Dennis), Richard C. Barton (Margaret), and Marybeth Iorio (Charles). She was the grandmother of Patrick (Brittney), Kyle, Casey, Jacqueline, Jessica, Richard W., and Sarah and the great-grandmother of Nolan and Colin.
Mrs. Barton was predeceased by her daughter, Marianne Barton, (six weeks of age), her parents, Charles and Mary (nee Lloyd) McDonald, and one brother, Charles “Chick” McDonald.