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Barbara A. Dennen

1929 ~ 2021 (age 91)


Barbara A. Dennen "Babs" passed away on April 10, 2021. She was predeceased by her parents, Anna and William, sister Patricia, niece Ria, and the love of her life, Richard (Dick) Dennen.  Babs, as she was fondly known, was a woman of strength, faith, and character. She was a voracious reader and regularly completed The New York Times crossword puzzle.  She maintained an active lifestyle, enjoying tennis, paddle tennis, and golf. Babs collected friends whenever she went, from Bridge to book club. Babs devoted her life to her family, the Church, and those less fortunate. She volunteered her time to worthy causes such as The Little Sisters of the Poor, Valley Hospital and St. Elizabeth’s Church. Babs is survived by her children Kathleen (Kenneth) Morris, Patricia (Kevin) Tracy, Maureen (Kevin) Winters, and Duke Dennen. In addition, she was the beloved grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of four and aunt of two nephews.

Due to COVID restrictions, only a funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, April 14 at 10:00 am at St. Elizabeth’s in Wyckoff, NJ. The service will be live streamed for friends and family unable to attend in person.  The website is https://saintelizabeths.org/live-streaming

Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in her memory.



Funeral Mass
April 14, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Elizabeth RC Church (Wyckoff Avenue)

April 14, 2021

11:30 AM
Graveside Service
980 Huron Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417


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