Barbara J. Ahlers, 85, a longtime Eatontown resident, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2022. Barbara was born in Neptune to Harold and Jeannette (Otis) Wagner and grew up in Asbury Park. She was a graduate of Asbury Park High School, Class of 1954.
Barbara was a communicant of St. Dorothea’s RC Church in Eatontown. Prior to retirement she was the Director at the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) in Long Branch.
Barbara and her husband George enjoyed traveling and spending time with their grandchildren.
Barbara was predeceased by her parents, sisters; Nancy Heinrich, Irene Wagner and brothers; Harold and George Wagner and in 2014 by her beloved husband of 57 years, George H. Ahlers Sr.
She is survived by her devoted children, George Jr. and his wife Wendy of Factoryville, PA and Susan Halleran and her husband Michael of Eatontown, grandchildren; Sean, Kevin and Heather Halleran and Amy Ahlers and niece, Barbara Heinrich of Wanamassa.
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 9th from 3-7pm at the Braun Funeral Home, 106 Broad St., Eatontown. A funeral home service will take place Tuesday, May 10th 10:30am followed by burial at Woodbine Cemetery in Oceanport.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made in Barbara and George’s name to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Northern NJ Chapter, 14 Commerce Dr., Suite 301, Cranford, NJ 07016
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