Barbara "Babs" Giordano

Barbara B. Giordano

Barbara (Babs) Giordano, a longtime resident of Boonton, NJ, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017 at Morris View Healthcare Center, Morris Plains, NJ.

Born Bridget O'Brien, January 23, 1930 in Annascaul, Ireland she was the youngest of 9 children of John and Mary O'Brien. From birth, she was always called Babs by her family.

Babs came to the United States when she was 19. While working at Schering Corporation in Bloomfield, NJ, she met and fell in love with Dominick Giordano, and they married on September 8, 1956 .Babs proudly became a United States citizen in December 1956.

Babs was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, the Joan of Arc Court of the Catholic Daughters of America, the Rosary Society for more than 25 years, the Boontonites and served as a Eucharistic Minister. She spent many years doing charitable works with her many friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the Dangler Lewis and Carey Funeral Home, 312 West Main Street Boonton, NJ 07005. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 10:30 AM, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 910 Birch Street, Boonton, NJ. Interment will follow immediately at St. Mary's Cemetery in Boonton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Babs' honor to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN , 38105-1942.

Babs is survived by her beloved husband, Dominick V. Giordano; her son John (Lynne) of Fairfax, VA, and daughters Maureen (Gary) Saage of Sanibel, FL and Ann (Bill) Patterson of Boonton, NJ; her grandchildren : Brian and Amy Giordano; Gary III. Kevin and Brendan Saage; Jessica and Ashley Patterson. Babs also leaves behind many nieces and nephews in both Ireland and the States.