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Barbara Ann Maguire

Ridgefield, New Jersey

April 11, 1939 - July 6, 2024

Barbara Ann Maguire Obituary

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Barbara Ann Maguire (nee Meyer), 85, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2024. Born on April 11, 1939, in Jersey City, NJ, Barbara was a lifelong resident of Ridgefield, NJ. She graduated from Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, NJ as Vice President of the class of 1957. She then graduated from Berkley Secretarial School in NYC and was employed by Ridgefield National Bank.  

Barbara was a lifelong parishioner of Saint James’ Episcopal Church. While raising her children, she became VP of the PTA, a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader, and then a Friend of the Library.  

After a short, serious illness and hospitalization at Englewood Hospital, she enjoyed her final days at Villa Marie Claire Hospice surrounded by loved ones. 

A devoted wife and mother, Barbara leaves behind her loving husband of 60 years, Edward, and her daughter, Nancy Kakalec and husband Christopher of Morristown, NJ. She was a cherished grandmother to Dylan, Jack and Kira, and beloved aunt to Kimberly Bogosian Dobson and Jeffrey Bogosian. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Elizabeth Meyer, her sons Timothy and Jimmy, her brother Kevin and sister Sharen Bogosian. 

Visitation will be held at Blackley Funeral Home, 809 Broad Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ on Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024, at Saint James’ Episcopal Church, 514 Abbott Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ at 11:00 am. 

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the charity of your choice.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Barbara Ann Maguire hosted by Blackley Funeral Home.

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Barbara Ann Maguire (nee Meyer), 85, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2024. Born on April 11, 1939, in Jersey City, NJ, Barbara was a lifelong resident of Ridgefield, NJ. She graduated from Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, NJ as Vice President of the class of 1957. She then graduated from Berkley Secretarial School in NYC and was employed by Ridgefield National Bank.  

Barbara was a lifelong parishioner of Saint James’ Episcopal Church. While raising her children, she became VP of the PTA, a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader, and then a Friend of the Library.  

After a short, serious illness and hospitalization at Englewood Hospital, she enjoyed her final days at Villa Marie Claire Hospice surrounded by loved ones. 

A devoted wife and mother, Barbara leaves behind her loving husband of 60 years, Edward, and her daughter, Nancy Kakalec and husband Christopher of Morristown, NJ. She was a cherished grandmother to Dylan, Jack and Kira, and beloved aunt to Kimberly Bogosian Dobson and Jeffrey Bogosian. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Elizabeth Meyer, her sons Timothy and Jimmy, her brother Kevin and sister Sharen Bogosian. 

Visitation will be held at Blackley Funeral Home, 809 Broad Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ on Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024, at Saint James’ Episcopal Church, 514 Abbott Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ at 11:00 am. 

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the charity of your choice.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Barbara Ann Maguire hosted by Blackley Funeral Home.

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