Obituary of Barbara Ann Brady
South Plainfield, NJ – Barbara Ann Brady, 81, passed away on April 24, 2022 at her residence. Born in Newark to the late Robert and Sophie (Caliendo) Krill, Barbara grew up in Iselin and moved to South Plainfield where she raised her family.
Barbara worked in retail as a sales associate for various stores, such as Hanes Department Store, Sterns and Macy’s in the Middlesex Mall where she retired from. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Women’s Auxiliary Chapter 6203 in South Plainfield and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, the same church her entire family received and made all of their sacraments and attended Sacred Heart School. Barbara had a love of music, sewing and crocheting and enjoyed cooking and baking, especially at Christmas time with her grandchildren.
She leaves behind her daughter Dawn Colicchio and her husband Patrick and son Jack Brady and his wife Eileen, all of South Plainfield. She will be missed dearly by her four grandchildren; Janine Colicchio, Kyle Brady, Steven Colicchio and Kristen Brady.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at McCriskin-Gustafson Home for Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 from 4:00 pm until a concluding prayer beginning at 7:30pm. At the request of the family, entombment at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Specialized Hospital or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.