BARBIERI, MARIA (nee: Gerace)

74, of Bayonne, passed away on April 22, 2019, at Bayshore Medical Center. Maria was born in Arena, Italy to the late Maria Olympia (nee: Ierardo) and Raffaele Gerace. She lived in Italy until she was in her late 20’s, then she came to the United States and settled in Bayonne, where she raised her family. Wife of Vito Barbieri. Mother of Ernesta Leahey and her Husband Kenneth, Aldo Barbieri, and Rosa Maria Quinn and her Husband Russel. Nonna of Brittany Leahey, Gabriella Leahey, Taylor Quinn, Danielle Leahey, and Andrew Quinn. Sister of Maria Antonia Oliveri and the late Michele Gerace and Francesca Gerace. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to American Heart Association {envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home}. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.