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Obituary for Barbara Giacalone (Calabrese)

Barbara  Giacalone (Calabrese)
Barbara (Bobbie) Giacalone, 86, formerly of Bloomfield, died on October 8, 2018.

Relatives and friends are invited for visitation on Thursday from 4-8 pm in the Shook-Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.

A Funeral Ceremony will be held on Friday 11 am in the funeral home with entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ.

Condolences and memories may be shared at shookfarmer.com.

Born and raised in Newark, she continued to reside there until moving to Bloomfield in 1986. Barbara worked as a clerk for the Newark School System for many years. Prior to her retirement, she was a legal secretary for Hetchka, Bachman, and Paganelli Law Firm in Clifton, NJ. She was a longtime member of St. Lucy’s Church in Newark and was devout to St. Gerard. In her spare time, she was a member of the Belleville Tuesday Senior Club.

She was pre-deceased by her beloved husband of 61 years, Leonard Giacalone.

Surviving are her beloved daughters, Gale Tursini and her husband Gary and Lynn Mele and her husband John; cherished grandchildren, Jamie Matarazzo and her husband Michael, Michael Dalton, and Alexa Ferraro and her husband Drew; loving great-grandsons, Lennon and Hudson Matarazzo; caring sister, Rose Marie Iannuzzi.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, michaeljfox.org.

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45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
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(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com