Died: March 10, 2016
W. Amwell Twp: Barbara A. Eldridge, 78, died Thursday at the Hunterdon Medical Center.
Born in Jersey City, Barbara grew up in Trenton and had lived in W. Amwell Twp. since 1973. She was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Lambertville Elks Lodge # 1070, and the American Legion Toscanni Post #120 in Lambertville . She retired as a lab technician with American Cyanamid in 1998. She had graduated from Trenton State College with a nursing degree.
Daughter of the late Ralph and Eleanor Stelljes, and wife of the late James Darling and Charles Eldridge, and grandmother of the late Jennifer Darling, she is survived by one daughter Jill Darling and her husband Jim, two sons Jeff Eldridge and his wife Sandy, Kevin Eldridge and his wife Melissa, two sisters, Linda Badger, Jean Nelson, one brother, Bruce Stelljes, 5 grandchildren, Traci Darling Patterson, Alex, Zack, Emma and Andrew Eldridge and one great granddaughter, Brynlee Patterson, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 15 at 11:00 am at the Garefino Funeral Home, 12 N. Franklin St. Lambertville. Burial will follow in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Lambertville. Calling hours will be Monday from 7-9 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Toscanni Post # 120, 322 N. Union St. Lambertville, NJ 08530.