Jennie Rose Barberio, 98, of Shrewsbury, NJ passed away in her home early in the morning of June 17, 2022, born May 29, 1924. Raised in Red Bank, NJ, she spent her early married life in Red Bank before moving to Shrewsbury in 1955. As a Shrewsbury resident, she was active in the community, and until recent health issues, she led a happily vibrant and independent life. She was an active congregant of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church of Padua in Red Bank, where she was baptized and married.
The daughter of Peter and Theresa DePonte, Italian immigrants who made their lives in and raised their family in Red Bank, NJ, Jennie was the last remaining child of Peter DePonte.
Jennie was predeceased by her husband Samuel Barberio, a U.S. navy veteran of the campaigns in the Pacific theater during WWII, who died in 1983. Additionally, Jennie was preceded in death by her sisters Josie and Rachel and her brother Tony.
A loving mother, she is survived by her son, Stephen Barberio (Suzanne) residing in Naples, FL and her daughter, Linda Hammell (Herb) residing in Brick, NJ. Jennie was also blessed with 6 wonderful grandchildren (Jesse, Kevin, Lisa, Michael, Luke and Jason) along with 7 great grandchildren, soon to be 8.
Friends and family are invited to visit on Tues., June 21st from 4-8pm at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Weds., June 22nd, 11am at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Red Bank. Jennie will be interred next to her husband, Samuel, at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Middletown, NJ.
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