Ione Seigler passed away peacefully on February 18, 2021 at the age of 96, in Neptune, New Jersey.
She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on December 21, 1924. After meeting her late husband, Roland, while he was serving on a U.S. Army base in Puerto Rico, they married and moved to New Jersey in the early 1950’s. After giving birth to her first son, Ronald in 1954, Ione and Roland moved their family to a base in Germany where their second child, Sharon, was born in 1956. Their last child Kenneth was born while residing on an Army base in the Panama Canal zone in 1958. Following the birth of their last child, Ione and Roland moved their family between several Army bases from Texas to Germany before finally settling in Eatontown, New Jersey in 1967.
Ione had a great passion for sewing and fine jewelry. She was known amongst her friends and family as a great seamstress and worked in jewelry sales for several decades.
She is survived by her two sons, Ronald and Kenneth, sisters Rudy and Griselda, three granddaughters, Christina Galbornetti, Danielle Guzman, and Kendel Seigler, and five great-grandchildren, Isabella Galbornetti, Gabriella Guzman, Olivia Guzman, Cecily Quackenbush, and Kyle Quackenbush.
Ione will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia and will be reunited her late husband at her final resting place.
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