Mary Maria Barnickel, 85, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, June 5, at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. She was born Maria DePasquale on December 14, 1930 in Union City, where she was raised. In 1983, Mary and her husband, Charles, settled in Middletown, and in 2004, she moved to Hazlet. She was predeceased by her parents, Gaetano and Allesandra (Ragozzino) DePasquale, her beloved husband, Charles Barnickel, and her dear siblings, Carmela Caratozzolo, Tony DePasquale, Louise Vitone, Josephine Maggia, Michael DePasquale, and twin sister, Lucia DePasquale. Mary is survived by her loving daughter, Joyce Miller-Grampp and her husband, Edward, of Secaucus, her cherished grandchildren, Cynthia Smayda, Tiffany Behnke and Jessica Miller, along with her adored great-grandson, Tyler Smayda, and many cherished nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Hazlet, was in charge of the arrangements. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at the Church of St. Catherine Laboure, 110 Bray Ave., North Middletown. Entombment will follow at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown/Red Bank. For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
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