Franklin, NJ: Barbara Lee Rowe(nee Schroeder), 82 years old, passed away peacefully on Christmas Day at The Homestead Rehabilitation Center in Frankford Twp., NJ. Born to Fred and Henrietta Schroeder in Jersey City, NJ, she had lived in East Rutherford and Clifton before moving to Franklin, NJ 50 years ago.
Barbara worked as a seamstress for Morley Shirt Factory in Franklin, NJ for many years retiring in 1995. She took great joy in sewing, painting, gardening, shopping, dancing, talking, trips to the Jersey Shore, Good Times with family and friends, Christmas Time and her love and pride for her family and grandchildren gave her the most joy.
Barbara is predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Keith B. Rowe(2017) and is the devoted mother of Kim Walsh and her husband, Robert of Wantage Twp., NJ. Loving grandmother of Shanon, Bryan, Bevin and Meghan. Dear sister of Fred Schroeder of Lake Shawnee, NJ.
Private burial at North Hardyston Cemetery, Hardyston Twp., NJ under the direction of F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers to the Vernon Veterans of America, Lodge 1002 at www.vva1002.org or to a favorite animal shelter would be greatly appreciated.