Rosario "Jack" Barcelona

"Jack," 89, of Hampton Township, died January 24, 2006.
Beloved husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Barcelona (1997). Father of John B. Barcelona and his wife, Linda L., and Robert J. Barcelona and his wife, Linda M. Grandfather of Michael Barcelona, Robert J. Barcelona Jr., and Kimberly Deckard. Great-grandfather of Silas Deckard, Madeline Barcelona, Ezra Deckard and Nathan Barcelona. Brother of Richard Barcelona and Daniel Barcelona. Rite of Committal, Friday, 10:15 AM, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, followed by an 11 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church in Swartswood. Entombment, St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation, Thursday 7-9 PM at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, NJ 08873.

Published in The Record and Herald News from 1/25/2006 - 1/28/2006.


Web Master Notes: Rosario Jack Barcelona enlisted in the US Navy September 25, 1942 at New York, NY. He was received aboard USS Sigsbee DD-502  February 14, 1943 from RS  Casco Bay, Portland, ME as S2c. After 3 years, 7 months and 10 days service on the DD-502 Rosario Jack Barcelona, GM1c, transferred September 23, 1946,  to RS Charleston, SC. Jack was a good friend and shipmate the 2 and years I served with him on the USS Sigsbee. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, his children and grandchildren.............Billy Roberts