In memory of
Barbara Smith - - Smith, Barbara A. "Pinky" D'Andrea, passed away peacefully at home on October 10, 2019. Beloved daughter of the late James & Virginia (nee Caruso) D'Andrea. Cherished sister of Dolores Norcia & her husband Robert with whom she shared a very special bond. She was predeceased by her dear brother James "Chippy" D'Andrea. Loving aunt to Denise M. Norcia Kelly, who is also her goddaughter, & her late husband Joseph, Barbara Jean Norcia Forsness, Lisa Ann Norcia & her fiancée Leonard Marshall Jr., James D'Andrea & his wife Alyssa, Michael D'Andrea and Eva Marie D'Andrea. Adored great aunt of Stephen, Alexxandria & her fiancée Luis Mejias, Victor III, Mikey, Madison and James Joseph. Precious great great aunt to Vincent, Luis and Luna. She will also be missed by her best friend Sue Capristo, godson Michael S. Carucci, and many cousins and friends. A woman of strength, character, and principal Barbara loved spending time with her family. She also was a die hard Yankees and Saints fan. Born and raised in Jersey City, Barbara graduated from Jersey City State College. She then went on to teach at her alma mater Public School #11 in Jersey City for 40 years. After her retirement she volunteered her time at Sacred Heart School in Jersey City and spent her summers at Doolans Shore Club. Funeral Friday, October 18th, 9AM from the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 425 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst. Funeral Mass 10AM Queen of Peace R.C. Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday, October 17, 4PM-8PM. Donations may be made in Barbara's name to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123. Send condolences to stellatofuneralhomes.com .
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