Elmers, Barbara, age 84,
passed away on Saturday September 30, 2017 at Care One, Wayne, NJ.
Born on Staten Island, NY, Barbara raised her family in Pompton Lakes
before retiring to Bald Eagle Commons in West Milford. Beloved wife of
the late Arthur Elmers. Survived by her loving children Arthur Jr and
wife Janet, Dennis and wife Michele, Karen Hinton and Al Gelok, and
Douglas who miss her very much. Barbara
is also survived by her sisters Peg and Lynn and very much loved
grandchildren, Randy, Rebecca, Adam, Andrew, Danielle, Natalie, and
Maria. She is predeceased by her sisters Joan and Sue.
For many years before retiring, Barbara was a teacherís aide
working with special needs children at Passaic County Technical School
in Wayne. While sometimes trying, it was the joy of her life to help
these children grow and learn. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 pm
Thursday at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Friday at Richards with lunch
to follow at Portofinoís Ristorante, 5129 Berkshire Valley Road, Oak
Ridge, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to
Passaic County Education Foundation, 45 Reinhardt Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
for use by the children she loved so much.