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Obituary for Barbara Ann Joseph

Barbara Ann Joseph was born on January 19, 1932 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Ida Gillian and James Louis Eddleton.

Barbara grew up in Roselle, New Jersey where she attended the public schools system and graduated from Abraham Clark High School.

She was an avid typist and typed up to 120 words per minute. After moving to Plainfield, New Jersey, she started working for the local newspaper, Courier News as a Receptionist. Soon after, Barbara started her career working for Bell Labs. She later worked for AT&T and retired after 26 ½ years of service in 1999.

Barbara loved music, being outdoors and spending hours on the telephone with friends and family.

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Barbara Ann Joseph departed this life in Bound Brook at the age of 85.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Lydia C. Joseph-Jackson, and siblings: Doris, Florence and James Eddleton.

Barbara leaves to cherish fond memories, her two loving daughters, Anita June and Paula Ann; four grandchildren: Ayana, Jermaine, Omar and Tristine; two great-grandchildren: Alexander and Olivia; two sisters: Janet Bryant and June Eddleton; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


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Visitation

Friday

25

Aug

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Matthew Baptist Church

159 E. 9th Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

Service

Friday

25

Aug

11:00 AM
St. Matthew Baptist Church

159 E. 9th Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

cemetery

Friday

25

Aug

Rosehill Cemetery

792 E. Edgar Road
Linden, NJ 07036

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